There are few things as exciting as an event that calls for a + ONE. Your expectations have been set. THIS will be an opportunity (and you can share it with someone!). On the flip side, anxiousness can accompany that … Continued
As I settled into my chair for our opening evening of welcome and worship, I reveled in having nothing to prepare, nothing to lead, nothing I had to be “on” for. I could smile at each woman entering, or bow my head in preparation, just breathe, rest, and listen to God. Each and every year I attend, I find that I am renewed, uplifted, and refreshed.
by Sarah Beliveau Recently I heard a sermon about prayer, and they stopped on Psalm 27 … and it has been playing on repeat in my mind for almost two weeks now, both challenging and inspiring me. I would love … Continued
By Mary Donnelly Feeling depleted, stressed, and exhausted should not be our norm. And yet, if you are like many women today, it seems to have become just that. Sure, there will be seasons that demand that we live beyond … Continued
By Elisabeth Warner Every year, we make New Year’s resolutions to do more. To work out more. To clean the house more often. To travel all over the world. To read every book on our bookshelves. But what if this year … Continued
One of our goals at by design is to partner with other local ministries for mutual support and encouragement. One of the ministries that has been a tremendous blessing to us is Gilead’s Balm, which was created by and is … Continued