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Warrior Princesses

Warrior Princesses

Warrior Princesses

“Me, a princess?” “You are the legal heir.” “I never lead anyone.” “We will help you to be a princess, to rule. If you refuse to accept the throne then the kingdom will cease to exist as we know it.” — The Princess Diaries In God’s name, we must fight them! — Joan of Arc Women are

An Abrupt Turn

“St. Patrick’s Breastplate,” a powerful prayer attributed to Saint Patrick of Ireland, begins in this way: I arise today Through a mighty strength, the invocation of the Trinity, Through belief in the Threeness, Through confession of the Oneness of the Creator of creation.1 “I arise today through a mighty strength.” Oh, wouldn’t that be nice

A Joyful Christmas

I love Christmastime. I love the way everything, from trees to parking lots, gets dressed up in shimmery lights, bows, and evergreens. I love the kindness of strangers that seems to snowball this time of the year. I love the holiness of Christmas carols heard from church choirs, church pews, and grocery store loudspeakers. Then

Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Week 5 — Cultivating Joy

Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice. — Philippians 4:4 Hard times come and in order to have joy you must be willing to be present to them and to feel the sorrow. Your capacity to feel the one is actually connected to your capacity to experience the other. The two are

Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Week 4 — Expectant Hope

Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill His promises to her! — Luke 1:45 He has promised that we can have joy in the midst of everything that life is throwing at us. ~ Stasi OBS Friends, You’re half-way through the Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Online Bible Study! Last week

Pray When You Are Hemmed In

Why did God curse Eve with loneliness and heartache, an emptiness that nothing would be able to fill? Wasn’t her life going to be hard enough out there in the world, banished from the Garden that was her true home, her only home, never able to return? It seems unkind. Cruel, even. He did it

Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Week 3 — Greener Grass

… to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. — Isaiah 61:3 God calls us to make divine exchanges: from mourning to dancing, from addiction to freedom, from death to life. ~ Stasi Can

Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Week 2 — Godly Interference

Why are You interfering with me, Jesus? — Luke 8:28 Jesus stands in our way because He is the Way. ~ Stasi Eldredge Welcome to week two of the Unwavering: Living with Defiant Joy Online Bible Study! We would love to hear about your experience with week one! Come share with us in our private