As I write this, I’m in the middle of a year full of heart-thumping disappointments—the kind where you shake your head and say, What just happened?
“When the time is right,” Mom promised. I’m pretty sure she added, “On time is soon enough.” Of course I didn’t want to hear that!
She stood on the other side of the counter and smiled at me from over the top of her red-framed spectacles, which rested calmly—Aneata style—on the end of her nose. I was doomed from the start.
We know you have stories to tell. We’ve heard some of them at events, online, even in videos. Wouldn’t you like to share your story with other BELONGers?
You may have heard people talk about “giving up” this or that for Lent. If you’d like to participate, you might look on Lent as an opportunity to . . .
We love the spunk of the main characters, the inspiring ending [fist pump], and that it’s based on a true story. There are so many special moments. These are a few of our faves.
It’s okay not to be perfect. God doesn’t expect perfection, and when we do, we’re setting ourselves up for failure.
There is a choice we get to make, when our life doesn’t make sense. When bad things happen for no reason, when the answer is no when we so desperately want a yes.
I was in the pit of depression and I needed help finding the faith in God that I once knew and trusted. I sat in her office waiting for her a special “how to” formula to rejuvenate my faith.
Stop, listen, & experience connection with God. So many people requested the words Nichole shared on Saturday mornings at the BELONG Tour that we’ve posted them...
Trevor called with an offer I couldn’t resist. “I’m just putting the final touches on a life-sized sculpture of Jesus. Could you come over and take a look at it? I like it, but there’s something . . .
Looking back on a year that launched the BELONG Tour—and the BELONG blog—we wanted to share a countdown of the most shared posts of 2016.
We have the advantage of the overview of Mary's circumstances and of God's hand in it all. And what looked unnecessary was all part of a great plan . . .
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with the response of BELONGers across the country,” Chrissy says. “They showed up, opened their hearts, and gave to better their cities.”
So, the election results are in. Welcome to your new normal.
When we planned the BELONG Tour it was hard to decide where our first tour should go . . . there are only so many weekends on the calendar and we just couldn’t go to every city. Until now.
Who would we be if we were fully flourishing? Who would we be if we let go? Who would we be if we let the dead things die so that new life—true life—could be reborn?
Nichole added this song to her concert at the Dallas BELONG Tour this past weekend and we were so taken with it we just had to share it with you.
BELONG Tour speaker Shauna Niequist hopped in the carpool line with vlogger Kay and her friend Brenda for a conversation about relationships, her new book, BELONG, and more.
Wonder is wide-eyed. It is primal and unexpected. Wonder washes away any trace of stagnancy or hesitancy, any desire to numb the day away. It is a nod to the fact that life is wilder, weirder and more profound than we are comfortable with, and that is thrilling.