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A foolish man’s wife thwarts a future king

SERIES: WOMEN OF THE BIBLE There are some pretty remarkable women in the Bible, but none more courageous than Abigail, who took it upon herself to call David on the carpet when he was about to take the lives of … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day memory

On a park bench she sat looking At the trees that lined the hill Trying hard to find the words When she knows she never will So she watched the sad leaves shimmer All innocent and shy As she caught … Continue reading

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Are your arms too short to bless your wife?

It all started last week when Marti saw a Godvine video about changing a woman’s inner voices from low self-esteem to messages of worth and value. Marti was so moved by what some simple encouragement and appreciation could do in … Continue reading

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Vanguard

God gave gifts to men and women. Deborah was a judge in Israel before there were kings, when judges ruled. She was also a counselor and a warrior, leading a successful attack against the forces of Jabin, king of Canaan, … Continue reading

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O Rocker

There is a rocking chair in our house that is sacred ground. It is beyond heirloom. It was in Marti’s grandmother’s house and it held her when nothing and no one else would. It represents safety, security, peace and understanding. … Continue reading

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Every tear

Saddened eyes  Framed by a window Streaked with rain Like tears on her face One simple choice One painless operation One mistake She’s longing to erase Sterile walls Crowding in around her Fluorescent lights Blinding her eyes But all the … Continue reading

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Through the looking glass

Last Saturday was International Woman’s Day (IWD). IWD is a national holiday in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, China (for women only), Cuba, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Eritrea, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Madagascar (for women only), Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Nepal (for … Continue reading

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