14 Apr 2014
by Allie Marie Smith This past weekend I got to road trip with my dear friends and musical duo Hilary and Kate who are also two of our WM Voices or worship leaders for Wonderfully Made. Before we began our road trip up the 101 to make it to our Santa Clara chapter’s Spring Seminar which Hilary and Kate were leading worship for, I picked them...
10 Apr 2014
by Abby Kelly Image Via Elissa Anne Photography My parents threw a party last month. It was a special event to show off their grandkids who live out of state and to celebrate the publication of my first book. When they chose the date, no one realized that it would land neatly on top of the same weekend they began moving from the house they’ve...
19 Mar 2014
by Allie Marie Smith Hi Girls, I just wanted to share with you a little about the work of one of our ministry partners and friends Friends of Bethany. Friends of Bethany is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the hope and love of Jesus Christ worldwide by supporting and inspiring people through the life stories of Bethany Hamilton and others. Last year FOB host their...
17 Mar 2014
Photo Via Andrea Howey You have been chosen and appointed for a divine purpose. How will you produce lovely fruit this week? How will you step into your destiny?
14 Mar 2014
by Allie Marie Smith I’m excited to announce that I’m now an occasional contributor for To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. Today, was my first post titled “Taking Meds: Overcoming the Shame...
12 Mar 2014
Calling all artists! Yesterday we spoke of Katherine Wolf, one of the speakers at our upcoming Spring Seminar. Today we are pleased to introduce you to her ministry, Hope Heals. They have an amazing opportunity for all of you creatives out there! They are holding a contest where they are calling for artists to create a visual expression of the gospel in the form of original...
11 Mar 2014
by Allie Marie Smith If you happen to live in or near Southern California, we’d love to see you at our upcoming Spring Seminar at Pepperdine University on Saturday, April 5th at Alumni Field from 1 to 4pm. Features inspiring speakers, live worship, sweet treats and refreshments and views of the Pacific Ocean! This year’s speakers include keynote Katherine Wolf, who at 26 experienced a...
06 Mar 2014
by Kate Peterson Photo Via XO, Krista “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.” Isaiah 55:8-9 I think in story form. If you ask me about my...
04 Mar 2014
by Erin McNeely This past Sunday the world watched as the talented Lupita Nyong’o accepted an Oscar for her powerful performance as Patsey in ’12 Years a Slave.’ Just days before her win she gave this empowering speech on beauty, adequacy and compassion. It is definitely worth watching, tissues in hand. Remember, like Lupita, you are beautiful and valued just the way you are, created...
28 Feb 2014
by Danielle Peyton Photo Via Troy Grover Photographers I had watched five hours of the show “Say Yes to the Dress!” Five hours! I sat in bliss drawn in by women of all different shapes, sizes, and backgrounds as I watched each one search for the perfect wedding dress. The process was nearly the same for every woman… They came in with a list of...
27 Feb 2014
by Allie Marie Smith As I’m sure you’ve seen by now we came out with Wonderfully Made baby onesies!!! They are the perfect gift for a baby shower. We did a little photo shoot with my dear friend Rachel and her baby Aburey. You can get the onesies for $16 HERE. The beautiful photos were taken by my friend Rebecca Harrington.
26 Feb 2014
Photo Via Always Rooney Where in your life has God been faithful to fulfill his promises to you? What are the promises of God that you need to dwell on today?
24 Feb 2014
by Christina Stolaas Photo Via See More I am really good at wearing masks. Smiling and replying “I’m great”, when truly, great hasn’t even been in the weeks vocabulary. These days it’s easier then ever to mask what’s going on in our personal lives. We can use social media to carefully draw an illusion with posed and rehearsed smiles; we share the good, hide the ugly,...
21 Feb 2014
by Erin McNeely Photo Via Brand & Coffee If you are anything like me then there are times that God has to teach you the same lesson not once, not twice, but again and again. (And again and again and again.) Lately, it’s been the all too familiar lesson about His Grace and how my human nature tries so hard to earn it rather than...
19 Feb 2014
by Mandy den Dekker Photo Via Brand & Coffee Nowadays there are A LOT of things that ‘define us’. We’re sisters, daughters, mothers, friends, lovers. In this world we’re also defined, by ourselves and by others, by the things that we do and like. We’re artists, doctors, social workers, accountants. We’re kind, funny, social. We define ourselves. Everybody does. Not all in the same way, but...
17 Feb 2014
by Allie Marie Smith Photo Via Of Hearth and Home “The gospel is so arranged and the gift of God so great that you may make the very enemies that fight you and the forces that are arrayed against you and make them steps up to the very gates of heaven and into the presence of God.” -Streams in the Desert It is unnatural to...
15 Feb 2014
This Valentine’s Day we wanted to share with you the most life-changing and beautiful love letter you’ll ever read. Also available here in our online store at cost so you can give them out to the women and girls in your life to remind them how loved they truly are.
14 Feb 2014
Our wonderful friends at Darling Magazine asked their many Instagram followers the simple question, “What makes your heart beat?” The result is this beautiful video inspired by the answers they received. Happy Valentine’s Day, Wonderfully Made readers! What makes your heart beat?
13 Feb 2014
by Aubrey Jackson Hello Wonderfully Made readers! My name is Aubrey; I am a Christian lifestyle blogger and recently had the opportunity to attend the 2nd annual Christian Fashion Week in Tampa, Florida! For those wondering what is Christian Fashion Week? Don’t worry, I will be more than happy to explain. Christian Fashion Week became a reality thanks to it’s four amazing founders Mayra and Jose Gomez, and Tamy...
11 Feb 2014
by Allie Marie Smith You may or may not have heard about the amazing movement of women who gathered together in Austin, TX over the weekend (and all over the world through live-stream) at the IF: Gathering. The event sold out before I could get my ticket, but was able to tune in online on Sunday and see some our dear friends lead women all...
11 Feb 2014
by Erin McNeely Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, a wonderful excuse to give your loved ones reminders of how much you care! While there is nothing quite as sweet as a homemade card or encouraging love note, we have complied a little list of stylish Valentine’s gifts that give back and do good for the world. You may remember our World-Changing Gift Guide...