Jesus said, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have it to the full,” (John 10:10, NIV). Life to the full… what does that even look like on this side of heaven? If at Lifegate Women we believe a woman can live fully alive when she … Continue reading A Life Lived Fully Alive
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
Do you ever feel like you need four more hands to get everything done in your house? The laundry never ends, there are always dishes to do, and I won’t even mention that closet you have been intending to organize for seven years. If we only focus on our house, we would miss the people. … Continue reading Harvest
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
Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, … Continue reading Be The Light
Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he has made mention of my name. He made my mouth like a sharpened sword, in the shadow of his hand he hid me; he made me into a polished arrow and concealed me in his quiver. Isaiah 49:2-3 You can feel it. A … Continue reading Hidden in the Shadow of the Almighty