Gretchen Saffles, Author at Well-Watered Women

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She’s living my dream… I thought to myself as I scrubbed the carrots in my hand and started vigorously chopping them. My blood was pumping full speed with a surge of jealousy. I had just finished mindlessly browsing social media while my soup broth simmered and my heart boiled with discontent. In the midst of […]

May 20, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

When She Is Living Your Dream

Abundance, Biblical Womanhood, Comparison, confidence, Contentment, Dreaming Big, Heart Check, identity, Joy, Purpose, Surrender, Well-Watered Women

Four years ago… I clicked “post” with trembling fingers and launched a vulnerable piece of my heart into the world: the Give Me Jesus Journal. This journal had been the culmination of years of striving in my walk with the Lord. I’d longed to know Him more deeply through the Word, but I just couldn’t […]

May 9, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

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Creativity, Dreaming Big, Give Me Jesus Journal, My Story, Purpose

If we could sit down together over coffee and talk about all that we’re learning lately, we would share with you how the Lord has challenged us to choose joy and hope amidst trial and struggles. Some little things and some bigger things alike have snuck in and tried to steal our joy over the […]

April 18, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

The New Word Before World Collection

Give Me Jesus Journal, resources, Scripture Memory, Studying the Bible, Word Before World

Today we are kicking off the 30-Day Word Before World Challenge, and thousands of women around the world are joining in with us. This challenge is simple but intentional: devote your heart to seeking the Lord before jumping into the world each day. We created a free guide you can receive and begin at any […]

April 9, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Unveiling Quiet Time Myths We Believe

Biblical Womanhood, Busyness, Grace, My Not So Quiet Time, Studying the Bible, Well-Watered Women, Word Before World

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” (Psalm 23:4) The darkest valley I’ve walked through to date was a season of anxiety and depression. I was in the throes of ministry and […]

April 4, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Green Grass in Dark Valleys

Anxiety, Biblical Womanhood, Depression, Grace, Hope, identity, Joy, Well-Watered Women

Happy APRIL dear friends! We can’t believe how fast the year has gone, but as we head into a new month and a new season, we are thrilled for what’s ahead. This month we will begin an eight-week, in-depth study of Ephesians using our Walk In Grace journal as a guide. This journal uses a […]

April 2, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Join our Ephesians Study + #WORDbeforeworld 30-Day Challenge!

Grace, My Not So Quiet Time, resources, Social Media, Studying the Bible, Well-Watered Women, Word Before World

Ascending Calvary | WEEK SIX Day Thirty-Three | Sunday, March 25 Read: John 15:13 Write: John 15:13 Ponder: The cross of Christ changes everything. You won’t understand why everything happens, but you can walk through life knowing Jesus has done something about it—though you may not see fully until you stand before Him in eternity. […]

March 26, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Ascending Calvary: Week Six

Biblical Womanhood, Faithfulness, My Not So Quiet Time, Studying the Bible, Well-Watered Women, Word Before World

Photo submitted by Rebecca Shang July 5, 2006 “To the one God made for me, I have spent so much time praying for you! Ever since I was a child I dreamed of my Prince and I know that you are more than I could have ever dreamed of! I have waited so long, and […]

March 21, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Who Said You Have To Wait?

A God-Sized Love Story, Anxiety, Biblical Womanhood, Comparison, Faithfulness, Grace, Hope, identity, Joy, Purpose, Redefined, Relationships, Rest, Singleness, Well-Watered Women

Ascending Calvary | WEEK FIVE Day Twenty-Seven | Monday, March 19 Read: John 14:27 Write: John 14:27 Ponder: How we deal with fear affects whether or not we allow it to control our lives. Every day, we are bombarded with stories of tragedy, loss, and disaster. Fear can be an all-encompassing, consuming experience. Fear can […]

March 19, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Ascending Calvary: Week Five

Biblical Womanhood, Faithfulness, My Not So Quiet Time, Studying the Bible, Well-Watered Women, Word Before World

Have you ever been hurt by another believer and left in a dizzy mess of confusion? Have you ever been the one to inflict the hurt, whether intentionally or unintentionally? The answer to that second question may be a little harder to come to, but the honest answer for all of us fallen human beings […]

March 15, 2018  - By Gretchen Saffles

Fight the Right Fight

Biblical Womanhood, forgiveness, Fruit of the Spirit, Grace, Hope, Humility, Redefined, Relationships, Rest, Well-Watered Women

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