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Making Your Home a Haven

Making Your Home a Haven

Why do we love certain houses, and why do they seem to love us? It is the warmth of our individual hearts reflected in our surroundings. — T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, quoted in Welcome Home We all desire to make our homes a haven. After all, no woman wants a cold, messy, or critical home. Whether you

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Why I Fell in Love with the Amish

When I was in the sixth grade my family moved near a library, and the summer of my sixth grade year was spent visiting there daily, checking out books, reading two or three before bedtime, and then heading back the next day for more. Out of everything I read, my favorites were the Little House

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Being Thankful for Everything (Even Broccoli)!

In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. — 1 Thessalonians 5:18 A five-year-old girl was asked to say the blessing at Thanksgiving dinner. She began by thanking God for all her friends, naming them one by one. Then she thanked God for Mommy, Daddy, Brother, Sister, Grandma,

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The Beauty of New Belief

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego must have been in disbelief when they heard about the golden image on the plain of Dura. I can just hear them saying to one another, “I thought losing our homes, being kidnapped from our families, and forced into the king’s service was bad enough, and now we’re threatened with death

The Gift of Loneliness

I recently conducted an informal poll on Twitter to find out the biggest challenge we singles face, and far and away, loneliness won the day. This hurt my heart. I actually sat in my booth at Starbucks and cried. I suppose it’s not really a huge shock that this is a major issue for single

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Women’s Video Bible Studies: Our Top 10 List

Looking for some great women’s video bible studies? We have collected a list of some of our bestselling women’s video Bible studies by trusted teachers like Jennie Allen, Anne Graham Lotz, Lysa TerKeurst, Sheila Walsh,  and more. These Bible studies for women are all based on video sessions you can watch on DVD, followed by group discussion and

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The Torment & Stigma of Mental Illness

That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day. — 2 Corinthians 4:16 Mental illness can be devastating, especially for good Christian girls. After all, we’ve been raised on the Great Commandment: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and

Anna the Prophetess: A Beautiful Life

Anna the prophetess was also there, a daughter of Phanuel from the tribe of Asher. She was by now a very old woman. She had been married seven years and a widow for eighty-four. She never left the Temple area, worshiping night and day with her fastings and prayers. At the very time Simeon was praying,

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