Grow: Undergo natural development by increasing in size and changing physically; progress to maturity. Develop, come into existence, increase, become gradually or increasingly. We talked about planting – the painful but necessary process for growth. And we talked about flourishing, how just saying the word flourish sounds lovely and fun. There’s something beautiful about the idea […]

By Rachael Milner

Well-Watered Women: Grow

Flourish: Grow or develop in a healthy or vigorous way, especially as the result of a particularly favorable environment. Develop rapidly and successfully.  It’s hard to flourish when we feel exhausted, overworked, overwhelmed and needy. How can we flourish when we can’t even finish a task without getting distracted and moving on to the next item […]

By Rachael Milner

Well-Watered Women: Flourish

Friends, we are now in our last week of the Flourish study! Find the verses for week 8 here!

Flourish: Week Eight

By Gretchen Saffles

We’ve have loved studying Flourish the past six weeks with you. We’re recapping week Six on Kindness and Goodness, and praying that we would believe He is our true Good. Here’s a look at week Seven: Faithfulness and Gentleness. We pray that our faithful God will draw near to you and gently encourage your heart this week.

By Rachael Milner

Flourish: Week Six

When we start to believe that our very best in this life can be found by just achieving our goals, we forget that only good comes from God. I’m sharing some of my story with weight and the never-ending battle of saying goodbye to insecurity and hello to abundance in Christ.


By Rachael Milner

Goodness and Grace

We’ve so enjoyed studying Flourish the past five weeks. We’re recapping our week Five on Patience, and asking the Lord to fix our gaze on the Lord so that we can joyfully surrender to His timing. Here’s a look at week six: Kindness and Goodness. We pray that the kindness God has poured out into your heart will overflow into a life of gratitude and praise.

Flourish: Week Five

By Rachael Milner

What is the difference between waiting and practicing patience? How can our heart find rest and our soul say, “It Is Well” even as we wait for the Lord? We want to be women who have joyfully surrendered to our Father’s good timing, not just people who pout in the waiting.

By Rachael Milner

The Joyful Surrender

How do we patiently wait for the Lord when we do not receive the answer we are seeking? How do we get through those moments, or weeks, or years of “Not Right Now”? We long to be women who trust the faithful hand of God more than we long for His answer. Let’s lean into the Not Right Now.

By Rachael Milner

Not Right Now

Here’s a look at Week Four on Peace and a glance at what’s to come in Week Five: Patience.

Flourish: Week Four

By Rachael Milner

When the reality of the storm threatened the disciples’ little kingdom, they forgot the strength of God who was with them on the boat. They let fear rule their hearts and doubted the love of their friend, Lord, teacher and master. They doubted His goodness because the reality of the situation seemed too much to handle. But Christ was always there – just as He was – and that was enough.

By Rachael Milner

Just As He Was

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