Sacred Story Library

Sister we are in this together. Our library contains encouraging stories from women who, like you, walk through chapters of questioning, grieving, loving, hoping, and surrendering. We pray you will pass on stories because hope is contagious. Our Teaching Moments offer perspective about living your story in light of God’s Word. We love to hear how you are impacted by what you read.

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The Long Road to Grief

The Long Road to Grief

  June's Story: My mother died twenty years ago, yet I never grieved for her properly until recently. I got stuck obsessing over which exact moment she died and never moved on to the grieving. I witnessed the moment of my mom’s passing, and yet I missed it, or so I...

When Papa Fried the Onions

When Papa Fried the Onions

Michele's Story: When smoke fills the air, you know the Holy Spirit is in the room … or is that just the onions burning? Heat is already in the room with parents from two different world religions. My father was a Muslim from Iran and my mother was a stubborn Irish...

Let it Be

Let it Be

And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God… For nothing will be impossible with God.” And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant...

More Than I Imagined

More Than I Imagined

Beverly's Story: When I was eight years old, my younger sister and I were suddenly uprooted from our home in California to vacation in El Salvador. After we had stayed with my uncle’s family for what seemed a long time, we found out our “vacation” was permanent. What...

What Is My Real Name?

What Is My Real Name?

  Suzan's Story: “Why don’t you just lie there and stop crying!” Those were the words of my perpetrator, one of three men who lured my friend and me on false pretenses.  Behaving like animals, they used our bodies shamelessly. I was sixteen years old, a child...

Hope in the Shadow of His Wings

Hope in the Shadow of His Wings

"Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings." (Psalm 17:8) David’s enemies were surrounding him literally and figuratively, seeking to rob him of his peace and his very life. He was desperate for God’s protection and deliverance from hostile...

Beautiful Friend

Beautiful Friend

Ugochi's Story: My mom always told me you don’t need friends. I think that’s why she and my dad had so many kids. Being the black sheep of the family, I wanted to prove her wrong. Finding friends would be challenging because I was not cool, I had a gap between my...

Light That Overcomes Darkness

Light That Overcomes Darkness

  When I was a teenager, I had a dream that I was riding my bike down a highway. There were no cars, and I felt a delicious sense of freedom, almost as if I were flying. It was night, yet there was light all around me. I still remember that dream over 30 years...

No Pit Too Deep

No Pit Too Deep

Maya's* Story: Eager for closure, I arrived early at the courthouse. My marriage had been stressful from the first day and never got better – instead, I feared for my life at the end. When I signed the divorce papers, a heavy weight lifted from my shoulders. Seeking...

Hope As An Anchor

Hope As An Anchor

“We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure.” Heb 6:19 Like the opening scene of an action movie where horrific events are unfolding and the hero walks out as if nothing happened, this is the life of the believer. We get sucked into these films...

Our Times Are in Your Hands

Our Times Are in Your Hands

Adrienne's Story: When my husband retired from the military, we celebrated the end of twenty-five years of fast-track jobs, frequent trips from home and year-long deployments. We had settled into a suburban neighborhood and had enjoyed becoming more active in our...

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