Lydia Schaible

Lydia Schaible lives in North Carolina with her husband and four children. She writes for her blog,, and co-hosts the podcast, All Things Bright and Beautiful. Most of her time is spent serving in her local church, home educating her children, reading stacks of books, and hiking and running.

Sep 28

Zion’s Cultural Heritage by Lydia Schaible

During my college years I traveled extensively, as a result I experienced a variety of cultures. The hospitality of Egypt, with cups full of Maghrebi, mint tea heavily laden with sugar; or the extended Italian meals that feature aperitivo, first and second Piatti, followed by a strong digestivo. I danced with Malawians at the celebration […]

Sep 6

Age with Joy by Lydia Schaible

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day.” – 2 Corinthians 4:16 There is a precious book my daughter loves to have read to her, titled, The Lines on Nana’s Face, by Simona Ciraolo. It is a beautiful story that follows […]

Jun 9

The Hierarchy of Self: From Alteration to Something New Altogether by Lydia Schaible

In our modern quest for identity, whether we know it or not, we are inserting ourselves into this thought experiment. We wonder, if my interests, passions, gifts, body, or relationships change, am I still me? Our thought process leads us into such confusion we can come to believe we can lose ourselves if we are unable to pursue our long-held desires.