Faith

Dealing with Discontentment

By Miranda Mae Ewing

My sister and I used to brace ourselves every time we would see family who lived far away from us. Without a doubt, the question we were most often asked was, “So have you met anybody yet?” And the answer was usually the same, “No, not yet.” The person who asked would just smile and nod sympathetically: “I bet it will be soon.”

By no means was this question asked with wrong intentions.…

Fear of Exposure

By: Aubrey Coleman

A mom of multiples struggles anxiously through her days, but she doesn’t dare share it with others or ask for help because she wants to maintain the appearance that everything is under control. A family sits at the dinner table making small talk as they avoid their children’s behavioral problems in hopes that they will just go away.…

This Year, Resolve to Love God Better

By Sarah Morrison
Former Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.

I have long been fascinated by the orthodox Jewish tradition of wearing phylacteries. Leather boxes filled with Scripture are strapped to an individual’s left arm and forehead. These are worn during periods of prayer, and their design is to direct the wearer’s mind to God.…

Believe, and Keep Saying Yes

By Esther Blair 
Guest Contributor 

Have you ever found yourself in a season you never expected, and you feel desperate? Desperate to the point that you are pleading for an answer, for help, for God to show up? Maybe it’s an unforeseen event, or it’s something that’s been building—a sudden disaster, a bad report from a doctor, financial burdens, an unresolved conflict causing strife with someone you love, or worry and fear keeping you from enjoying your present season.…

Fear of Man

By Kyra Riley 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

The school bully runs the halls like a cruel dictator. His followers trail behind him, assisting him with the day’s intimidation tactics. Nerds and other students considered low on the school’s social hierarchy cower behind their lockers.

Making the Most of the Lord’s Time

By Aubrey Coleman  
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co.  

When looking to the week to come, do you grab your calendar and prioritize the events of the week, filling in the spaces with extra housework or errands? Or do you prepare for scheduling in prayer, asking God to shape your time in the way He desires it to be spent?…

5 Lies of the Materialism Idol

By Aubrey Coleman 
Staff Writer for The Daily Grace Co. 

1. You are more valuable when you have valuable things. 
There are several reasons we are lured to idolize material things, one of which leads us to believe that our human value is dependent on how valuable our things are.…

Homesick

By Bethany Mathis  
Originally Published in Be Still Magazine, Issue 6 

When I was a child, I was rarely homesick. I loved spending the night with friends or grandparents, going on vacations or to camp. I really don’t remember a time when I longed for my home.…

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