Kelly Bixler I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places… Isaiah 45:3 We all go through difficult times. Sickness, stress, pain, financial challenges, relational difficulties, loss, sadness, loneliness, grief, heartache—the list goes on. We struggle through these difficulties, crying out to the Lord for help. Out of His great lovingkindness [...]
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by Emma Broch Stuart Attitudes stick to us like lint. We pick off the obvious ones that cling to the front of our sweaters. But what about those attitudes that sneak up on us and attach in places we can’t see? It’s like sitting down in the cat’s favorite corner of the couch, only to [...]
By Anna Bowman I was on a photo shoot recently and my kids came with me. As I took shots and worked with the family in front of me, my kids ran through the field nearby. When I finished up with the shoot, my oldest daughter presented me with [...]
photography by Jenny Avis Bethany Bomberger I believe that truth can be much crazier than fiction. There have been countless moments in my own life when I have found myself thinking, “If someone told me this happened to them, I don’t think I’d believe it!” In fact, my college friends used to say, [...]
photography by Jenny Avis Kristin Cooney My 2-year-old was perched on the stairs ready for church. Clutched in his hands were a wooden xylophone and mallet, a Tinker Toy stick, a car and a Lego. “Put down the toys, it’s time to head to the car!” I told him cheerfully, knowing full well what was [...]
Editors Note: iFlourishOnline writer Kristin Reeg wrote this New Year’s blessing for 2013. I found it very encouraging and thought our dear readers would also want to receive the encouragement and truth from her words, reminding us of HIS Words, as well. Read her letter, allow the promises to wash over, in and through [...]