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Abundant Life

By: Juliandra Durkin "The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly." -John 10:10 Abundant life. I dream of that some days. After packing my lunch, cleaning dishes, putting gas in my car, working all day, barely getting…
WonderfullyMade
January 18, 2017
faithSeasonal

5 Ways to Show Thanks This Season

By: Katie Messer As Thanksgiving is upon us in only a matter of days, take a moment to assess your true feelings of giving thanks. Are they determined by a situation or by the unchanging status of our Lord, Jesus Christ? As I have reflected within my own life, I…
WonderfullyMade
November 22, 2016
beautyfaithidentity

Identity Theft

By: Sara Barratt “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Imagine a world where roses were called skunks and skunks, roses. Can you? Yeah, neither can I. While I understand the point William Shakespeare was making in this oft-quoted line from “Romeo and Juliet”, a rose is…
WonderfullyMade
October 5, 2016
faithprayerscripture

Warrior Women

By: Juliandra Durkin If you have been walking with God long enough, then you have probably experienced some highs and lows of being a daughter of the King in a war torn kingdom, planet Earth. Life is many things, but hard is definitely up there when you have an enemy…
WonderfullyMade
September 12, 2016
faithfreedom

What Do Our Hearts Know?

By: Tekoa Manning “If our hearts know nothing against us, we have confidence in approaching God” 1 John 3:21. What do our hearts know? "The heart is deceitful above all things and desperately wicked: who can know it?" Jeremiah 17:9 KJV. Yahweh searches the hearts of men to see whats…
WonderfullyMade
July 18, 2016
faithGuest Bloggersidentity

Facing the Son

By: Kaci Piccillo Wanting to fit in is a woe faced only by junior high schoolers, right? Ha. Certainly, it becomes less pronounced as you come to know and accept who you are as an individual, but the desire to be a part of something bigger than yourself— to belong—…
WonderfullyMade
June 23, 2016
beautyfaith

Growing with Purpose

By: Kate Rapier There is this tree right outside of my front window. A wall of trees actually. They are big, lush, green trees. Not evergreens, but in the spring and summer months they are big, vibrant, beauitiful trees. I apologize that I do not know the proper name for…
WonderfullyMade
June 16, 2016
Emotional Healthfaithfreedom

Learning to Own My Story

By: Lauren Goderwis "What happened?" Hearing that question sends my stomach through the floor. Every. Single. Time. It yanks me back to the shame and embarrassment, the confusion and darkness, that I walked through not too long ago. It punches me with the pain, the hurt, the hopelessness, and the…
WonderfullyMade
May 27, 2016
faithgracescripture

Tit for Tat – Pay Me Back

By: Katie Messer “The merciful are blessed, for they will be shown mercy” (Matthew 5:7). Have you even been blown away by the generosity of another? Maybe you are in college and instant soup is on the menu multiple times a week. Perhaps you are working multiple jobs, but still…
WonderfullyMade
May 16, 2016
faithfreedom

Now What?

By: Juliandra Durkin Many of our readers are past the awkward teen years, but have realized that college isn't much better when it comes to awkward. You know what I'm talking about- moving home for summer, you don't feel quite like the daughter that grew up in your parents home,…
WonderfullyMade
May 10, 2016
faithlovescripture

It’s Better to Give Than to Receive

By: Juliandra Durkin “She wants me to use my gas money, to drive the opposite direction, to pick her up then drive back to the park two blocks from me, just because she doesn’t feel like driving tonight?!” I stared at my phone aghast at my friend’s request for a…
WonderfullyMade
April 7, 2016
faith

Ascending Love: An Easter Story

By: Katie Messer “He was right.” Thomas recalled to himself. Still staring up into the sky, with the remaining ten disciples. Thomas continued, “I will forever sing Your praises, Jesus. Thank you.” Jesus of Nazareth had ascended into heaven after conquering death on a cross, just as the prophecies said of…
WonderfullyMade
March 20, 2016
Emotional Healthfaith

The Beauty of Repentance

By: Juliandra Durkin What does Christ’s death on the cross really mean for us? If we grew up in the church, then we know the story… Jesus grew up in Nazareth and at the Lord’s timing was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River. At that point, God…
WonderfullyMade
March 10, 2016
faithidentityquotesscripture

A Shrub to an Oak

By: Juliandra Durkin Have you ever started a book that just seemed to take forever to get through? One that you started and stopped, picked up and put down, brought with you to read during appointments and then kept on your shelf for months? There is a particular book that…
WonderfullyMade
February 22, 2016