Story Rope Reminders

October 8, 2015By Athena Dean HoltzAthena Dean Holtz, Real Talk No Comments

This weekend the ladies of The Summit EFC will experience a creative, artful craft called a “story rope” where they will use strips of fabric to design a visually compelling timeline of their lives. Dark strips for hard times, traumas, losses, struggles. Bright, cheerful fabric for times of joy and celebration. White, silver and gold … Read More

Defining Moment

September 24, 2015By Athena Dean HoltzAthena Dean Holtz, Real Talk No Comments

“Oh, Lord. What was wrong with ME, that I would believe a lie is the truth for 12 long years, and give up everything for it?” That question, I believe, was a turning point for me, and a defining moment in my life that ultimately led to the ability to heal and move forward with … Read More

A Right Perspective

September 22, 2015By Athena Dean HoltzAthena Dean Holtz, Real Talk 5 Comments

As I interviewed Laura Story about her book, “When God Doesn’t Fix It” I was reminded of such a powerful truth. God doesn’t always change the circumstances, but He does change us. Examples in the Bible like Job and Esther and others who experienced victory and redemption and a “happy ending” are not the only … Read More