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What Is a True Woman, Anyway?

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Many of you joined me here last week for my blogging adventure to the True Woman ’10 conference in Indianapolis. Thanks for your visits, comments (here and on my Facebook), e-mails, phone calls, and text messages! I felt loved. Today, I’m looking at my notes, remembering the messages I heard,…

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To Be a Smithy at Heart

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On Sunday my pastor gave a good teaching. It pierced the heart and was not easy on the ears. The topic was the necessity of Church discipline for the Body to be “transformed into the same image”—the image of Christ Jesus—“from glory to glory” (1 Cor. 3:18). This discipline comes…

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Satisfying My Cravings

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When I was a child I refused to eat peas. The odor was enough to send me gagging. (These peas were of the canned variety, however; maybe I would have appreciated fresh?) As I matured, I grew to appreciate peas—fresh or frozen though, not canned—when they are included as part…

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