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.

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 […]

In the Valley of the Call to Joy by Sarah Willett

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… As I settled into the one and only mat in the yoga studio, the story of 100 year old wood boards stretched out beneath me as far as my eyes would choose […]

Then Feed My Sheep by Meredith LaPlante

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 journey from California to Washington state started with this quote about feeding sheep, and it’s still moving me today. Jesus said it, but I read it in a book by Jen […]

Learning That I’m Enough 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…     “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.”-CS Lewis Our world these days makes comparisons too easy, and too often I’m caught in the […]