When I was Suicidal

when i was suicidal

When I was suicidal, I still believed in God. I imagined landing by the gates of heaven, where I would answer to Jesus why I killed myself. I thought he would understand and welcome me with open arms, saying, “Everything is alright now. Your pain is over.” I wasn’t sure of the right time to [...]

When Christians Are Hurt: Share Your Story!

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I have been hurt. You have been hurt. We’ve all been hurt. But how do you respond to hurt in a Christian way? If you identify as a Christian, you believe in the New Testament and the teachings of Jesus. One of the verses I always associate with Jesus is this one: Matthew 5:38-40  “You [...]

Why I Chose to Marry Young

Devotional Diva Maggie Winterton Why I chose to marry young

I chose to marry young — at 19, to be exact. As some of you may know, I am still pretty young – 22, to be exact. There’s that Taylor Swift song “22,” but I don’t relate to it at all because I’m married and have been for 2 and a half years. I don’t [...]

Top 10 Bible Verses About Marriage

top Bible verses about marriage

Since wedding season is upon us, I decided to share my top 10 Bible verses about marriage. They aren’t actually all directly referring to marriage, but all of them are great to apply to marriage. In no particular order: 1. Ephesians 5: 25-33 25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for [...]

Celebrating My Next Chapter {Literally}

celebrating my next chapter

I, Renee Fisher, asked Maggie if I could share my exciting news with you all today! Don’t worry, she’ll be back next week to continue her journey here on DevotionalDiva.com. Today I am celebrating my next chapter {literally}. Today is my 32nd birthday and I have three B-I-G news to share! First, I am officially no [...]

Finding Peace During Stress

Finding Peace During Stress

How do you find peace during stress? “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” Mark 5:34   I spoke last week quite a lot on who I was – but now it’s time for me to tell you a little bit about who I am now. I didn’t [...]