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Wise (Wo)men Still Worship Him

It's that crazy-busy time of the year again. It’s that time of the year again, when Christmas is upon us, and many of us take time out, but life still somehow becomes crazy—busy with festivities [...]

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Single for a reason

A truth that never makes its way onto coffee mugs in Christian book stores is: “It’s not what you're looking forward to that's important, but rather where you presently are that matters most.” For a [...]

Be better than you, not better than others!

The comparison trap The only way to thrive in life is to be yourself—to flourish where you are right under the patch of grass God has placed you on. The dangerous mistake so many of us [...]

It’s a brand new year for a healthier you!

God grants us new opportunities each day God grants us the opportunity of a new beginning each day—and annually we have the opportunity of starting a brand new year which can have a profound effect [...]

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Bible reading plans for the New Year

The New Year is upon us and, although you can start following a reading plan at any time of the year, now is an excellent time to start! The big decision, though, is which plan? [...]

The Secret of Dealing with Grief and Loneliness at Christmas Time

Christmas is a joyous season for most of us. It's a season of joy; a time to enjoy family and friends; a time to be happy. But what if it’s also a season to grieve? [...]

Dear God, they say it’s cancer!

I have lived in Ghana, Zambia and Burkina Faso for the last 12 years. We originally moved to Ghana because my husband accepted a position with a company there. Because we were going to Ghana, [...]

What I have learned on the cancer journey with my husband

I have been on a cancer journey with my husband for 8 years In fact, in the space of 10 days, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, my wonderful father died, and my daughter lost [...]

Don’t give people permission to hurt you

I was standing at my kitchen sink washing dishes My mood was dark as I pondered a couple of mean spirited people in our church. "How could they be so critical?" I said to myself. [...]

What do YOU want from God?

Read 1 Samuel chapter 1 so that you can better follow this story. Some background to Hannah's story Hannah was in a polygamous marriage. Her husband, Elkanah, had two wives, although Hannah was his favourite. [...]

Bible reading—a vital spiritual discipline

All occupations have certain disciplines that go with being good at what you do. For example, anyone involved in the medical profession develops the discipline of regularly washing their hands! (One should hope so!) There [...]

God, will you ever use me?

Do you read about the amazing things other women have done with a sinking heart? “Why can’t I do something like that?” “She’s obviously got more faith, talents or opportunities than me.” The truth is [...]

How is it possible to overcome depression?

Depression falls into one of two categories: you either struggle with depression or you live with someone who is depressed and struggles with depression We have that in our household. According to the World Health [...]

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About Aldyth

About Aldyth

Aldyth has been a founding member of Beauty for Ashes since its inception in 1996. She co-ordinates the blog which is written by real women with real lives and real faith.




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