Encouragement

God Cares for the Small Things, Too

By Aubrey Coleman
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Last month, my husband and I sent off one of our cars to a mechanic. We intended to sell it if the problem we were dealing with could be resolved. As I prepared to have all things pertaining to the car in order, I soon realized the title to our car was nowhere to be found.…

Hidden Treasure in Daily Surrender

By Philippa Brooks
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 12

It was a Saturday morning in California and my heart was heavy knowing that my husband, Danny, was going into another week of chemotherapy. With a few rounds under his belt, we were all well aware of the difficulties the week ahead held.…

Great is Thy Faithfulness

By Jana White
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.

Recently, a counselor friend sat with my husband and me to conduct a marriage and ministry interview for a project he is working on. I certainly didn’t get a sneak peek of the questions before we were asked and recorded, but I did expect there to be questions on struggles in ministry.…

God Will Use Your Brokenness

By Brittany Allen
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 4

We are a broken people, am I right?

Each of us come from various backgrounds and upbringings that shape our character and struggles. We have been broken by others, broken by this world and are undeniably broken at the core of our being.…

Rahab: We All Have a Story

By Melissa Holmquist
Guest Contributor 

We all love stories don’t we? Just look at how many versions of the movie Cinderella have been made. Why? We love that story! We’ve all felt like Cinderella – unfairly treated, overworked, under-appreciated, abused, ignored, scorned.  And then, POOF, bibbity-bobbity-boo, her fairy godmother appears out of nowhere and her life is changed forever!…

Basketball and Barnabas

By Erin Reibel
Guest Contributor
 

I played basketball in middle school and high school.  I was an early grower, so in middle school, I towered over the other girls, I was automatically placed as the center and played every game mostly because of my height, not my skill. …

The Gift of Your Story

by Casey Combs
Guest Contributor 

Each of our lives is a series of stories. Maybe you really embarrassed yourself one time and now it is your go-to story to make your bestie laugh. Maybe you hurt yourself playing as a kid, and now you have a dramatic story to tell when people ask how you got that scar.…

We Get Richer from Our Aching

By Sarah Morrison
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 
 

I was once given the advice of “steward your disappointments.” I thought that I understood it then, but I more certainly understand it now. I don’t have to talk about my own sufferings or disappointments in order to convey to you the weightiness and distress that comes alongside difficulty.…

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