Rooted

VERB: to grow roots. NOUN: the underground part of a seed plant body that originates usually from the hypocotyl, functions as an organ of absorption, aeration, and food storage or as a means of anchorage and support. ADJECTIVE: something that is an origin or source.

Rooted Woman is a blog that was created in 2012 to help cultivate a community of friendship and sisterhood for women of faith. Women from every background, phase of life, and denomination will bring you words of encouragement or inspiration straight from their hearts to yours.


Confessions from a Wounded and Resilient Heart

Dearest, I hope your heart is burning fiercely with joy, and if not, I hope this letter, my first to you, serves as the tinder that fires joy up within you. I’d hate to start on a heavy note, but I want to be honest - fall was an incredibly hard season for me. Frankly,…

What Things Keep You from Dreaming?

Every great invention, successful business, artistic masterpiece, medical innovation or scrumptious recipe begins with a dream. It first forms in the mind before ever taking shape in the world. At certain times in life, it’s so easy to stop dreaming. The reasons to stop may be endless—fear, hopelessness, fatigue, lack of resources, timing, or insecurities.…

I Will Seek What is Lasting

  If you were to ask a group of people what they want most out of life you’re sure to hear “happiness.” On the surface, that seems like a great answer. Who doesn’t want to be happy? Wouldn’t it be great to be happy all of the time? Unfortunately, happiness is not a permanent situation.…

I Will Not Be Stingy In My Forgiveness

Forgiveness. These eleven letters hold the secret to unlocking peace in your life. How often have you said “I forgive you?” without meaning it? Have you ever told yourself that someone else isn’t worthy of your forgiveness? Did you then feel burdened by your choice? On the surface, it seems as though forgiving someone is…

Temptation Will Not Distract Me

Focus is one of the most important things when working toward a goal. You need a plan first and foremost. Maybe that plan is to launch your own business, to lose 20 pounds or to go back to school and finish your degree. You think about your goal. You think about the steps you need…

    Rooted  is a blog that was created in 2012 to help cultivate a community of friendship and sisterhood for women of faith. Women from every background, phase of life, and denomination will bring you words of encouragement or inspiration straight from their hearts to yours.