Growing up in a Slavic community, I was raised on a steady diet of stories of miracles and God-written love stories. Our ancestors grew up in the Soviet Union, persecuted for their beliefs; gathering at night to pray – blocking windows with pillows so the neighbors wouldn’t hear their prayers and call the KGB; and seeing their fathers, spouses, and… Read More
When my husband and I got married, we had almost everything we needed for our new life supplied by his family and our closest friends. Even our honeymoon was made possible thanks to his grandfather’s generous donations (in the form of small wads of cash secretly tucked into the palm of my husband’s hand each time they met! So sneaky!)…. Read More
What happens when our gaze on the Lord goes out of focus? Where do we turn?
Editor’s Note: In April, our curriculum for Tirzah Academy is centered around prayer (to join our exclusive online community and inaugural class as we learn together how to live a Godly life in the modern world, click here). To launch our weekly challenges on prayer, we’re excited to host Valerie Woerner, the creator of the lovely Val Marie Paper Prayer Journals…. Read More
I don’t know about you, but I am impatient. After running my phone down to one percent battery life, I plug it in and want it to be immediately charged. I get frustrated when a webpage takes longer than .001 seconds to load. I seriously would rather use the microwave than wait for the oven to heat up. You’re going… Read More
Tirzah is Greek for “she is my delight.” A few years ago, I saw this definition somewhere on social media and it captured my heart. So, when it came time to start Tirzah Magazine, this word just wouldn’t let me go. People say that God knew our names before we were even born, and I believe this is true for our… Read More