Hey, beautiful! I’m so happy you’re here reading the Lifegate Women blog. It is a blessing and an honor to be able to share what the Lord is teaching me with you, as well as continuing to grow in my faith walk alongside you. One of my favorite things to do is to go for … Continue reading Welcome, friends!
Hello friend! If we haven't formally met yet, I'm Mande Saitta and I'm so pleased to meet you! I'm embarking on a new adventure this year, helping to care for the Lifegate Women's blog, along with the very beautiful and uber talented Marisa McClintock. You'll meet her next week! I’m thrilled to be on … Continue reading Pleased to Meet you!
Life is good. So good. My days are filled with five small children to feed, train, and keep alive. My nights usually consist of a cozy book in one hand and a nursing baby in the other. My brain is full of lists and thoughts and ideas. Transfer the laundry over to the dryer. Unload … Continue reading I Choose Not To Be Successful
It’s hard to believe Lifegate Women is over for the 2016-17 season. It’s true what they say, “Time flies when you are having fun!” And, girl, did we have fun! Words cannot express how humbled I am to serve all of you in this role, nor can they truly capture all the appreciation and admiration … Continue reading Lifegate Women 2016-17 – An Incredible Year!
"But we are citizens in heaven, where the Lord Jesus Christ lives. And we are eagerly waiting for him to return as our Savior." Philippians 3:20 (NLT) Sometimes I wonder why Jesus hasn't returned yet. When I read the paper or watch the news, I wonder how much longer our world can continue on its … Continue reading To Spread Hope
Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. I Thessalonians 5:16-18 As we walk with the Lord we come to a point when we ask, “What is my purpose? What is the Lord calling me to do?” I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading Stepping Into Purpose
“But now, O Jacob, listen to the Lord who created you. O Israel, the one who formed you says, “Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine.” Isaiah 43:1 I trained for a 10k. Today I am an athlete. I cooked dinner and cleaned the kitchen. Today … Continue reading The Role You Were Born to Play
“Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” –Colossians 3:15 You are running late for an appointment and turn down the wrong street. You are headed out the door when you spill coffee all over your favorite sweater and now must change. You … Continue reading Finding Peace in the Valley
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 That little furball there is my pup, Sammy. Just five pounds of precious all packed into a tiny body mere inches off the ground. He’s sweet as … Continue reading Crafted With Care
“A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.” Proverbs 14:30 The 21st century has become an age of social media. We learn about the happenings in the lives of friends, acquaintances, and sometimes complete strangers through the use of our favorite social media apps. I am often found tweeting … Continue reading The Highlights Reel