Renewal by Design

Renewal by Design By: White Dove Renewal, for me, happens when I enter the unknown.  For me, it’s “renewal by design” as I intentionally trade the safe route for the unknown.  One early spring-like day, I was on my first “dot-dot-dot” road, which means sometimes there’s a path and sometimes not. The map uses dots to warn you the road will be […]

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Be the Heroine of Your Life

Be the Heroine of Your Life By: White Dove It's 2027 and from that future perspective, I write a letter to my younger self in 2018…. Dear Heart, You are a heart scribe, and your words have been released like arrows on the tension of the Lord's bow string. With each story published, souls have been […]

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The Sacred Dance of Life

Seeing all of Life as Sacred By: White Dove To Listen to this Story My favorite place in the world is a long, winding dirt road running alongside the Vermillion River in Northwestern Montana. The wilderness is my sacred space, and home to beavers, otters, muskrats, golden eagles, a whole chorus line of bull frogs, […]

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Who Do You Say I Am?

  "Who Do You Say I Am?" By: White Dove "You become who you behold," God once whispered into my heart. My gaze so often was focused on negative circumstances, opposition, and oppression in my life. I felt inadequate and lowly, like a worm. That didn't help. "What you focus on enlarges and multiplies," God […]

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One Day You Will Be Glad for the Pain

Finding Beauty in the Dark Places  By: White Dove I remember the day my husband abandoned me alongside the road in a desert, and it felt like a grenade had exploded in my abdomen. The pain cut from my neck to my belly, both physically and emotionally, ripping my gut wide open, even taking my voice away. […]

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How to Get Help When You are Completely Isolated and Alone

God's Ways & Means are Far Beyond Human Imagination By: White Dove Your enemy's first strategy is to isolate you. Smear campaigns, gaslighting, or even moving you to a remote location away from family and friends are predictable patterns of an abuser.  Sometimes your friends and family are quite near, even in your home, but […]

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I See You

Love Never Fails By: White Dove In the series, "Love from Papa" My daughter, I see you. I see you peering into the mist, as if through a fog of twisted notions: Half-truths, false-beliefs, and shattered illusions that block you from seeing your full inheritance. I see you tentatively stepping out of the shadowlands of […]

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In the Event of Sudden Disaster, Grin

In the Event of Sudden Disaster, Grin By: White Dove Bone-shaking tremors of impending disaster erupt from the deepest seat of my soul – the place where my controlling beliefs create my circumstances – threatening to throw me into the tumultuous sea. Resisting the stormy undercurrent of my limiting beliefs is something I’ve learned to do only […]

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Create Your Own Jail Break

Create Your Own Jail Break By: Susan Deborah Schiller  Standing up to Sociopaths – A Collection of Essays Telling your story is important, on many levels. First, for your own freedom. The second is because it lights up the darkness around you. The third is that your story becomes a portal for Heaven to invade the darkness on […]

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To Stand in the Shock Waves and Shine

To Stand in the Shock Waves and Shine By: White Dove   Photo Source “I’m grooming you to grin in the face of disaster,” I heard Papa God say as I was listening in prayer one day. You see, part of my family legacy is to worry. I tend to worry about things as tenaciously as […]

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Wow, what a RIDE!

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, ‘WOW WHAT A RIDE!’” ~ Hunter S Thompson If you are familiar with my […]

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Become what you Believe

A prayer meditation by White Dove I want to see beyond despair to what is accessible only by faith… In the stillness of pre-dawn moonlight an airplane flies directly overhead in Northwestern Montana. The skies have been filled with aircraft this week spraying forest fires which have grown beyond human control to manage. Home owners race to […]

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Handling Conflict in Close Relationships and Church

A Dream Parable on Handling Conflict By: White Dove "In troubled families, abuse, neglect are permitted; it's the talking about them that is forbidden." – Marcia Sirota An area I've not been good at (conflict resolution) appeared in a dream, in a series of parables about how God wants us to handle conflict, separation, and even […]

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Storm Kisser – Harnessing the Energy of Chaos to Create Beauty

Harnessing the Energy of Chaos by White Dove Who is this God who hovered over the waters, as we read in the book of Genesis…. a waste dump that was "formless and void". "Darkness covered the abyss…" In this wild and scary place, a wind blew. God's Spirit is most often described as a wind, – which can […]

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From Widow Maker to Dream Maker

From Widow Maker to Dream Maker By: Deborah White Dove I had to identify my adversary: The Widow Maker. The Widow Maker stalked me, instigating a trio of negative forces to accompany me, throughout my life: Betrayal, Rejection, and Abandonment. Under the Widow Maker's tutlege, the trio of bandits made sure each time I reached […]

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Reclaiming What Was Stolen & Getting Back More

Time to Get Your Life Back! By: Deborah White Dove Just as city streets are safer at night when the dark corners are well lit, we are going to identify the crime scenes and establish abuse-free zones in those areas. We first began by identifying your adversary, and now we're going to walk down the […]

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Love Weeps, Moans, and Touches – it’s Willing to get Messy

Healing Touch By: Susan Deborah Schiller "Don't cry," said the healing ministers. "We need you to repeat after us these prayers so you can be set free from the pain." I used to be one of them – I knew the entire procedure by heart. But, to be honest, I simply wanted a human touch, a hand on […]

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The Princess Warrior Prayer

The Princess Warrior Prayer By: Kimberly Dimick Care to listen to the audio, rather than read? Click here 🙂 Arise worship warriors, arise! For your God has seen your low estate and He has heard your cries from on high. Right in the midst of the taunting of your enemy there is coming a roar […]

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God will act on your behalf when you feel you can’t even think straight or act on your own behalf at all!

A Meditation for Those who Feel Lost in the Darkest Night of their Soul By: Kimberly Dimick We all hope at the darkest moments of our life that our faith would shine or this strength would come so we could smack some demons around. I have found that our faith shines AFTER we get to […]

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Your Reckless Faith Makes you Stunning in God’s Eyes!

Beauty in Adversity Part 2 of "I Will Follow You" in the series, "Letters to Readers and Love from Papa" "Where you lead me, I will follow," I responded, my feet bloody and my body bruised. It was the Valley of the Shadow of Death – the shadowlands. The winds of change are merciless and I'm falling down. […]

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