Mar 15, 2017  • Written by Embrace Grace Bloom

At Embrace Grace we are able to meet so many amazing girls with such big loving hearts. The girls that always leave me speechless are those who choose adoption for their little ones. This young mama is so sweet and love her heart and story! Enjoy!

I’ve been living my life after Parker’s adoption ...

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No Strings Attached

Mar 01, 2017  • Written by Jacqueline Fox

Brinley was ten weeks old when I first attended Gateway Church. Ten weeks old is very young for many moms to feel comfortable checking their babies into child care at church, but I felt great peace dropping Brinley off with the same sweet ladies each weekend. I also am not a mom who can soak up even half ...

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Beauty Beyond Compare

Feb 22, 2017  • Written by Salina Duffy

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. This phrase first appeared in the 3rd century BC in Greek. Many writers like William Shakespeare and numerous others have adapted the saying. What does that really mean exactly? In looking deeper, “it reflects that the ...

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His Heartwork

Feb 15, 2017  • Written by Jacqueline Fox

Speak the truth even if your voice shakes. —Unknown

Summer August 2013 was the first night of the eleventh semester for Embrace Grace at Gateway Church in Southlake. It was the first night of my second semester co-leading with some amazing women on this Embrace Grace team. Although I have shared ...

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My Whole Heart

Feb 14, 2017  • Written by Embrace Grace Bloom

When you are the pretty girl at school, no one sees you as a person, instead you’re seen as a object. 
Girls were only there for you while you were cool, and guys only wanted to be with you as a status symbol. As the fourth kid of five in a blended family, I craved that attention. I thought, well ...

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I Won't Let You Go

Feb 08, 2017  • Written by Salina Duffy

Listening to this song about unconditional love called I Won’t Let You Go by Switchfoot. I shared the you tube link to EG Blooms to also listen. The song was on repeat on my phone. I felt so much peace surrounding me.
& Then… 20 minutes later the phone call came. A call I had been waiting to receive ...

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Feb 01, 2017  • Written by Kerrie Oles

Hi Real Friends,

I just published my new book, "For Real, navigating truth through trials," and I am so excited to share this latest endeavor with you!

I aimed this book at men and women, sharing my personal experiences (some humorous) and a look inside the book of Job, as well as, Jesus' answer ...

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Jan 25, 2017  • Written by Salina Duffy

The sweet voice on the other end of the phone seemed so fragile, like a tiny teacup. I had been expecting her phone call. A couple of hours earlier a lady had called and shared a little bit of this girl’s story. She said she had an abortion scheduled on Saturday (just 2 days away). She asked if I would ...

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