Encouragement

When We See Him Face to Face

By Joanna Kimbrel
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

I was recently deeply moved by a short video circulating the internet. It features a seventh grade boy who is severely colorblind. His teacher, who has the same condition, lets the student try on his colorblind glasses.…

Someone in My Corner

By Jana White
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Have you ever felt like you just need someone in your corner? A friend who will stand up for you, support you, fight for you? One who no matter what, you can trust 100%.…

Seeds of the Heart

By Catherine Fitzgerald  
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 13 

I went over my usual list of expectations as we sat down at the picnic tables under the park shelter. Play nicely. Stay where I can see you. Don’t leave this area. Expecting everyone to scatter in different directions immediately, I turned toward the moms I was with as my littlest suddenly chimed in, “And look for the kids with their heads down, right mommy?…

Suffering and Sanctification

By Lauren Bowerman 
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 13 

How do you put into words the loneliness of depression? How do you explain it when deep weariness seems to cling to you day after day? How do you articulate to fellow believers – to people who look to you as a “strong Christian woman” – that only weeks ago you sat on your bathroom floor, barely able to breathe except to utter the words to God or whoever might be listening, “Why don’t you love me?” 

How?

Why Your Work is Not in Vain

By Danielle Munoz
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 13 

Work. The Lord gave it to Adam and Eve not after, but within Eden, one special blessing among many in the “good” world He founded.  

As they created, collected, organized, pruned, and explored among the fruit and creatures of God’s garden, the couple walked in their identity as ones made in their Creator’s image (Genesis 1:28).…

Faithfully Navigating the Holidays

By Stefanie Boyles
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

The air feels different during the holidays. Maybe it’s the decorations on all of the store fronts. Maybe it’s the red cups filled with holiday-themed beverages. For some, maybe it’s the prospect of time off from work. Or maybe it’s the feasting and gift giving with family and friends. Whatever the reason, the air is thick with hopeful expectation – the holidays are magical.

Finding Hope in the Valley

By Lauren Bowerman
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 9 

The next best thing to living in the light of the Lord’s love is to be unhappy til we have it, and to pant hourly after it…when it is as natural for us to long for God as for an animal to thirst, it is well with our souls, however painful our feelings.

A Word Fitly Spoken

By Aubrey Coleman
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

Can you recall a time in your life when someone shared some really hard truths with you? A time when you were called out on your sin, confronted with ways you’d wronged someone, or simply listened to someone tell you something you really didn’t want to hear?…

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