Live Redeemed Live Redeemed

Posted by Kerri Weiland on December 6, 2018 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger

Words lose their power when they become too familiar to us. Redemption is a powerful word that has become familiar, but it is meant to impact our life. Merriam Webster defines the word redeem this way: to exchange something in one’s possession for something possessed by another. In our daily lives we are constantly making […]

Returning and Resting Returning & Resting

Posted by Rachel Correll on November 29, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger, Happiness

For most of 2017, I woke up feeling like I needed another 10 hours of sleep. Rest was elusive. Little did I know this fatigue would be the threshold of uncovering what it meant to truly rest. In essence, I am a doer. I love to refine a process. I love to create. I find […]

Jesus: My Dwelling Place

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 23, 2018 in Faith, Freedom, Guest Blogger

Abide. Wow. What a word and promise to me. The last eight months have been some of the most gut-wrenching of my life. I have watched dreams that I have dreamt since I was a little girl get ripped from my hands. After a series of events earlier this year my husband, Alex, and I […]

Be Still Be Still

Posted by Guest Blogger on November 15, 2018 in Faith, Guest Blogger

Eugene Peterson once said, “Every once in awhile, when I get tired of living by faith, I…watch the Orioles play baseball. For a couple hours I am in a world that is defined by exactly measured lines and precise, geometric patterns…” He goes on to describe a carefully controlled environment with understandable and known boundaries […]

Pruning Precedes Flourishing Pruning Precedes Flourishing

Posted by Connie Armerding on November 8, 2018 in Connie Armerding, Contributing Author, Faith, Wisdom

I  grew up in a home with silk plants. There weren’t a lot of them, but there were enough…enough to cause me to never want any of my own. In my adult commitment to live greenery, I’ve realized maintaining these living things is a bit harder than I thought. Regardless, I couldn’t pass up a […]