Our Affiliations

Amy @
Celebrating the Birthdays of Lost Loved Ones Birthdays, like holidays, are especially hard if you have lost a loved one. What was once a happy time of celebration now brings piles of sorrow. So, how do you celebrate the birthday of your lost loved one? I imagine your plans for spending that day have changed, over time (READ MORE)
Amy @
Delayed Plans for a Greater Purpose Today, I am honored to share with you a story by my friend, Mary Newby, that celebrates the gift of God's timing and His precious care for those that suffer so much. Thank you, Mary, for your willingness to obey and for your strong love for Jesus! It is inspiring. “Then Jesus raised (READ MORE)
pink and white tulips laid on wood with the word restore at the top
Amy @
The word restore is most likely not the word I would have chosen for this year if left to myself.  Not that I don’t long for restoration, I do.  Oh, how I do!  The thought of it, though, seemed elusive and far off. Almost two years ago, my husband went on to Glory unexpectedly.  (Read (READ MORE)
An Unexpected Gift
Amy @
Don’t you love it when you receive an unexpected gift? Around your birthday or the holidays, gifts are on your mind. 'Tis the season!  But, when a gift comes your way, out of the blue, how does that make you feel? Loved? Thought of? Cared for? What if this gift was something that you had once mentioned wanting and someone (READ MORE)

Amy Wilson, widowed at age 37, began Beautifully Held to
bring hope & practical help to widows and single moms.

"It's time for us, the brokenhearted, to allow the
love of Jesus Christ to seep into the shattered
places of our hearts." - Amy