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A User-Friendly Look at Proverbs 31

By Marcia Hornok   How practical is Proverbs 31:10-31 for modern women?  She burns the candle at both ends by getting up early and staying up late. With income from her manufacturing business she buys real estate while making clothes for herself and her family. Besides meeting the needs of her husband and children, she […]

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I Call Her “Chauncey”

By Gary D. Robinson   We were on a date. I don’t remember where we went or what we were doing, though I believe we were sitting on a bench. Observing something peculiar, I looked at the former Miss Barbara Ellen Sigle and said, “Now there’s something you don’t see every day, Chauncey.”  Barb looked […]

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Becoming a Woman Who Pleases God

By Pat Ennis   It’s Mother’s Day, and the minister announces the title of his sermon: “The Incredible Search: The Quest for Becoming a Woman Who Pleases God.” Inwardly you groan. Oh, great. I am going to leave today’s service on another guilt trip rather than encouraged and edified. Perhaps I can plan my week’s […]

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The Perfect Woman

By Laura L. Wood   “I’m trying to model myself after the Proverbs 31 woman,” I heard my friend say. Inwardly, I cringed. The proverbial Proverbs 31 woman. The Wonder Woman of the Christian world. While she doesn’t twirl a magic lariat or fly in an invisible jet, she does just about everything else. I […]