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The Perfect Woman: Virtuous Woman Part 1

You are reading Part One of the mini-series subtitled “The Virtuous Woman.”

I’ve concluded that the virtuous woman of Proverbs was like Carolyn Ingalls (of Little House on the Prairie), Mary Kay Ash (of the cosmetics), and Cindy Crawford (beautiful model) all rolled into one. Homemaker par excellence, there was nothing that Perfect Woman couldn’t do. 

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God’s Dog: Overcoming Fear Part 1

You are reading Part One of the mini-series subtitled “Conquering Fear.”

The Lord led us to move from Colorado to the Bronx one year before coming to Italy. We really didn’t know why, just that it was right. Only later did we see that move was but the first step in a long series of the Lord’s leading.

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John Stott: Radical Discipleship

I would imagine that most (or at least many) Christ-followers have at least heard of John Stott, well-known for his godly writings which greatly influenced the global church. But he was perhaps most remembered as the pastors’ pastor, loved for his humble simplicity. Two things, however, stand out in particular for me. 

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The Good of Change

Change is often unexpected and unwanted, and comes when we least expect it. Which I think we’ve all come to see through the Covid pandemic. None of us could have expected it or the changes it’s brought to our lives and world.

Raising Kids for Such a Time as This

That palace, it struck both fear and awe into the heart of the young woman passing near its gates. The opulence and magnificence of its halls well-known throughout the land. Not that she, of course, would ever see inside.

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A Faith Strong Like Espresso

Do you love espresso? I sure do. What would you expect? I’ve lived in Italy over 30 years! But how would you like an espresso faith? Not in the sense of being fast and easy, because a life of real faith is never a life with no problems.