I’m Moving On From A Painful Past

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I have spent this summer introducing you to myself. Guest posting will return on September 2nd, but after today Devotional Diva is going on a short hiatus. I still have a lot of ideas for post topics, but last week I asked my husband what he thought I should write for my final post. Without [...]

Looking Back on My Physical Assault at Work

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I believe my physical assault at work led to my downward spiral into depression and anxiety. But it also taught me about my own courage.   I was already depressed. I had already suffered trauma. I was still physically sick. But I was trudging on. I tried to keep up with my job at Chuck E. Cheese. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

When God Completely Changed the Course of my Life

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In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. (Proverbs 16:9) I was a determined, ambitious girl. At about 6th grade, I was deciding what college I wanted to go to. My first choice was Northwestern, near Chicago, Illinois — sometimes called “the Harvard of the Midwest.” So I worked really hard in junior [...]

The fresh new future of Devotional Diva

The fresh new future of Devotional Diva

Oh my goodness, is it June already? This is my first official post on Devotional Diva as the new editor! In my first “letter from the editor,” I explained why I felt so compelled to say something about the end of Devotional Diva. I wanted to take this opportunity to explain how I see the [...]