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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.
Article by: Bethany McIlrath Is there anything I can do? I texted this to a friend after she relayed the news of an acquaintances’ grim diagnosis. She affirmed what I already knew: all anyone could do was pray. I asked the same question as someone I love sobbed through sharing about a sudden, unexpected trial.
Article by: Cara Ray For years, I struggled to enjoy exercise. I knew it was something I should do several times a week, so I reluctantly went to the gym. Despite my initial resistance, I always felt better after working out. Similarly, I’ve often made excuses for why I couldn’t discipline myself to engage in
Raise your hand if you love to study the Word of God with other believers? What a joy it is to learn and grow alongside one another as we dip our toes into the springs of living water together (Jer 17:13). I’d like you to take a moment to think of 4-6 people you would
| Article by Sandra Bretschneider | Have you ever cried tears of frustration during your Bible study time? I remember the first time I attempted the inductive Bible study method. This was not the kind of Bible study that I was used to. There were no books involved with questions for me to answer. All
| Article by: Theresa Boedeker | For years I tried to appear like Mary Poppins. “Practically perfect in every way.” Which was impossible, as humans are far from perfect. But still, I tried. Early in life, I thought that if I were perfect than people would not get mad at me. Nor would I make