Aldyth Thomson

About Aldyth Thomson

Aldyth has organised the Beauty for Ashes women's conferences for 20 years. An ex history teacher, she and her husband, have ex-patted in Ghana and Zambia for the past 10 years. In September 2014 she moved to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, in West Africa. She compiled the Beauty for Ashes Prayer Journal and co-authored the Beauty for Ashes Health Journal for Women with Sally Ann Creed. It became a bestseller and was translated into Dutch. She is also a breast cancer survivor of 10 years.

Ellie Lofaro tells us more about herself

2016-03-05T20:13:42+02:00 June 10th, 2012|Categories: Beauty for Ashes Speakers, Testimony|Tags: , |

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Where you live? About your family?   I will be 55 this year. I was born in Brooklyn NY (my parents are Italian) and I live near Washington DC with my husband of 30 years. We moved here to enter Prison Ministry with Prison Fellowship International. Even though I [...]

Here Burns My Candle by Liz Curtis Higgs (book review)

2017-01-08T13:20:00+02:00 March 24th, 2010|Categories: Beauty for Ashes Speakers, Books & Reading, In the Media, Video|Tags: , , , , , | The Book of Ruth set in Scotland during the 1745 Jacobite rebellion Do you remember that when Liz Curtis Higgs was with us in South Africa in May 2009 she spoke on the Book of Ruth?  Well, while she was with us, she was busy writing Here Burns My Candle, a novel set in [...]

New Beauty for Ashes blog!

2016-06-14T17:25:22+02:00 February 27th, 2010|Categories: Beauty for Ashes, Beauty for Ashes Speakers|Tags: , |

We are going to keep you completely up-to-date with all our news in this blog. Please sign up so that you don't miss anything. Best of all, you can join in the conversation both here and on our FaceBook, Pinterest  and Twitter pages. Please visit our website,, to register for the conferences in May 2010. [...]

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