Sorrowful, Yet Always Rejoicing

Sorrowful, Yet Always Rejoicing

I have walked this earth a short 39 years, but in that time I have experienced a wide range of trials. When I was a young child, my parents’ financial struggles meant that occasionally the electricity would be shut off and we would have to visit a relative’s home....

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About Last Night and Thank You!

About Last Night and Thank You!

Thern has been out of town for a week and last night I found myself desperately in need of prayer. I was on the phone with my Thern, sobbing. I was filled with fear, confusion, doubts, and sorrows. I realized that a situation I’ve been praying about was truly out of...

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Planning an Advent Surprise

Planning an Advent Surprise

Let me start by saying, I know, I know, we haven’t even gotten to Thanksgiving yet. I do know! 🙂 But what I’m about to share with you takes a bit of preparation, and I’d like to give you a head start. In 2010 my friend Emilee invited a few girlfriends to give an...

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Mourning with Those Who Mourn

Mourning with Those Who Mourn

It was unexpected, swift, and yet seemed like an eternity. The phone rang. Sis is in the hospital. I wasn’t too concerned. I told my husband it sounded serious, but I felt sure she would be released. Moments later: It doesn’t look good. A few hours after that: She’s...

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Podcasting and a Writing Challenge

Podcasting and a Writing Challenge

Over the past month, I’ve enjoyed a new-to-me outlet for sharing and encouraging the church: podcasts. This fall and winter I have the joy of participating in not one, but two of these. Here’s more about both—plus a little info about a challenge I’ll be taking in...

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About Trillia Newbell


Trillia Newbell is the author of Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves and United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity.

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