“God, I don’t understand why my parents got divorced.” “God, I don’t understand why I’m still single.” “God, I don’t understand why we had to move across the country.” “God, I don’t understand why my parents have such strict rules for me.” “God, I don’t understand why my family is on such a tight budget.” […]
Author "Bethany Beal"
Summer time is almost here! We’re breaking out the lemonade, grilling in the backyard and playing horseshoes in the evenings (yes, we play horseshoes). I especially love wearing the bright and cheery colors that my summer wardrobe brings. During the summer months it seems like everyone is so happy and upbeat, doesn’t it? I am […]
Candace is a beautiful and vibrant young lady. She is well known in her church for her contagious smile and joyful attitude. One Sunday as Candace was sitting in the back row of her church, her pastor asked the small congregation to share one thing for which they were grateful. Candace leaned forward and caught […]
It’s Valentine’s Day and romance is in the air. If you had asked me when I was twelve years old what I would be doing at twenty-four years old, I would have never said, “still single.” As a little girl I thought that meeting prince charming, falling in love, and living happily ever after was […]
The wheels of the plane finally touched the ground in Austria. I had been waiting for this moment my entire life. I grew up listening to my grandmother (Helga Aloisia Grosslercher) tell story after story of her life in the far-away land of Austria. She grew up during the days of Hitler and even watched […]
All eyes were on the back doors of the church. The organ began playing the wedding march, and there she was in a beautiful white wedding dress. She began her walk down the aisle toward her groom, God’s chosen man for her to spend the rest of her life with. All eyes were in tears […]