Category Archives: Your Stories

Each one of us has a story, and everyday adds adventure, romance, mystery, and drama. But being alone in our stories is a very lonely, disconnected place to be. We have opportunities all the time to connect with people by keeping it real. The more authentic we can be in telling our story as it really is, the more our stories will experience God’s grace, transformation and rescue. Enter into this community by reading the stories of others and gaining courage to start sharing your own.

When Sorrow like Sea Billows Roll by Trina Bedlington

The Your Stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… I was more than happy to see the year 2017 come and go.  You see, the end of the year brought with it the hardest thing I have experienced in my lifetime […]

No Longer In Control by Kristen Hamilton

The Your Stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… “I’ve heard a thousand stories of what they think you’re like / but I’ve heard the tender whispers / of love in the dead of night / and you tell me that […]

Contentment by Nina Hall

The Your Stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… I find that I struggle with not feeling content most of the time. Whether it’s my current circumstances or the reflection staring back at me in the mirror, I have this nasty […]

Seasons of Change by Stacey Rorvig

The Your Stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… I love the seasons that we enjoy in the Pacific Northwest.  Being immersed in all the wonderful things about each one and then looking forward to what is coming next. The warm […]

Beautiful Mess by Jen Shaw

The Your Stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… My mom might tell you otherwise, but as long as I recall I’ve liked things neat, tidy, organized and labeled. Throughout elementary and middle school, I often spent the night at my […]

The Lifter of My Head by Celeste Fiorillo

The Your Stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… “But you, O LORD, are a shield around me, My glory, and the lifter of my head.” Psalm 3:3 Today I need a God who is the lifter of my head. Today would […]

Yoga Mat Collisions by Caroline Williams

The Your stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… There I was, lying on a yoga mat six inches away from my sweaty Lululemon-clad neighbor, packed like a sardine into a stuffy yoga studio in Washington, DC. The cheap portable speakers […]

The Joy of Mentoring by Sue Likkel

The Your stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… I usually keep this a big secret and don’t tell anyone new this, but I have to out myself:  I have chronic illnesses.  Not one, but four.  Big deal, you might say, […]

Forever Young by Trina Bedlington

The Your stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours… Forenza sweaters, leg warmers, acid washed denim, and anything neon were a few of my favorite things growing up in the 80’s.  My friends and I rocked the Aqua Net big bangs […]

Out of Gas by Laurie Arndorfer

The Your stories blogs are a place where women can bravely and authentically tell their story as it really is. We invite women to collide with Jesus and share how He is meeting them, transforming them and redeeming them. We hope this “your story” meets you in yours…   I woke up the other day just as tired as I was when I went to bed.  Out of gas.  I am going through a season right now.  A season of […]