Alexa Hess

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Alexa Hess is a staff writer for The Daily Grace Company. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, Jake. She holds a M.A. in Ministry to Women from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has a deep love for encouraging women with God’s Word. She loves to eat brunch, explore new places with her husband, and be cozy with a good book.

Learning to Lament

by: Alexa Hess

News headlines flash images of war. Your phone buzzes with a text about a sudden death in your family or community. You pull up social media and are met with the latest tragedy—another shooting. The hand of grief grips your heart and tears flood your eyes.…

Being a Cheerful Giver 

by: Alexa Hess

One of my consistent fears is the fear of not having enough. Ever since I opened my first bank account, I’ve worried about money. When the number is high in my account, I feel content, but when that number starts to dwindle, I become riddled with fear.…

Who Are You Listening To?

by: Alexa Hess

Have you ever played or watched the game where a blindfolded person has to go through an obstacle course? Their partner stands at the finished line and calls out directions to them to try to get them through the course first.…

A Summer of Stillness

By Alexa Hess

Growing up on the coast, I was used to spending my summers at the ocean. My family and I would sometimes spend hours soaking up the sun and playing in the sea. After being tuckered out from treading the waves, I would lay down in the sand and close my eyes.…

Reasons to Remember

by Alexa Hess

Over the years, I have found my memory growing worse. Although I’m only 28 years old, I forget conversations I’ve had with my husband or specific memories from the past. Call it a symptom of anxiety, part of growing older, or poor listening; I forget often, and I wish I were better at remembering. …

Forming Holy Habits

by Alexa Hess

Every weekday morning, I get out of bed, brush my teeth, make a cup of coffee, and get breakfast going. This seems like an ordinary morning routine, but here’s what I left out. When my alarm goes off, I hit the snooze button at least two times before accepting the reality that I need to get up.…