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At Living by Design Ministries, we believe God’s Word is the only source of absolute truth in a world that praises tolerance and ambiguity. We exist to help women of all ages open their Bibles, understand what they are reading, and apply the freeing truths to their lives. – Sarah Koontz, Founder
The Living by Design Blog
Articles on the Living by Design Blog are packed with heart-focused content, practical solutions for real-life, and Bible-based training. The Bible is packed with spiritual nourishment; our aim is to provide resources to help you break it down into bite-sized pieces that are easy to digest.
By Nichole Suvar I was bullied in elementary school. One day a group of girls were my friends, and the next day it was as if some unspoken pact had been signed, and I wasn’t around for it. I suddenly became the punchline for every joke. Anything I did was laughed at and scorned. The
By Donna Bucher When people think of unforgiveness, visions of prison rarely come to mind. Sadly, refusing to offer forgiveness holds us in a prison of bitterness, resentment, and pain, causing us to relive the offense repeatedly. The prison of unforgiveness held me captive for many years. Pain inflicted more than twenty years ago has
This year, we invite you to join us as we set aside five minutes each day to DWELL on God’s Word! Our free DWELL360 study takes readers on a guided journey through the foundational truths of Scripture. Together, we will establish a vibrant, life-giving 360-degree view of what God has done for us, what He
By Annie Yorty The special ed teacher looks around the conference table, pen poised to write. “What do we see as Aly’s strengths?” Among the professionals, I, the lone parent, stand out like a prickly cactus among a sea of swaying grasses. A million strengths jump to mind. After a smattering of abilities are recorded,
by Marissa Bondurant I can still remember a text I got one day while at the pediatric cancer clinic. I was holding my four-year-old daughter during her weekly chemo treatment when my phone dinged. I was so exhausted and overwhelmed I didn’t even want to look at the message. But when I finally pulled out
We are so thankful for the 67 families who supported our Giving Tuesday fundraiser! With your generous donations and the exciting triple match, we received $12,622 in funds in just 64 hours. These funds will help us continue to create high-quality Bible study resources and provide them free of charge to Christian women worldwide. Article