True Beauty

True Beauty

Heroic Femininity
Unlocking the Secret to Proverbs 31 Womanhood

by Leslie Ludy

When I was first married, I wasn’t a huge fan of the larger-than-life example of womanhood portrayed in Proverbs 31.


True Beauty

The Radiance of the Redeemed

by Mandy Saeler

When I think about the most beautiful women I know, the faces of beloved mentors and dear friends fill my mind, each one having influenced my life in a meaningful way through their love and kindness, and most of all their givenness to Christ. Gayle’s tenderness, thoughtfulness, and warm c


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A Crown of Glory
Esteeming the Beauty of Age

by Heather Cofer

The moment she walked through our apartment door, there was an almost-tangible radiance that emanated from her. She greeted us with overflowing warmth, and a delighted smile graced her face.  She was an older woman who had recently become a widow. Instead of being subdued and serious, she joyfully testified of God’s faithfulness to her since her husband had died.


True Beauty

What is Feminine Mystery?

What are some good examples of feminine mystery?  I've heard it mentioned before, but I don't exactly know what it is, or how I am to live it out.


True Beauty

Building a Christ-Centered Identity
A Biblical Answer to the "Just be You" Trend

by Leslie Ludy

The aroma of pepperoni and cheese lingered in the air as my girlfriends and I tossed our paper plates into an overflowing garbage can and meandered into the living room where our pretty, twenty-something youth leader was waiting to inspire us with a weekly “devo” (youth group slang for a devotional lesson).


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Reflecting His Radiance
A Biblical Perspective on Physical Beauty

by Leslie Ludy

I sat nervously among a small group of other teen girls, gazing at a gorgeous, slender blonde as she took her place at the front of the classroom.  “I think I saw her in a Cover Girl commercial,” my friend Stacy whispered to me in an awe-struck voice.  We stared enviously at the woman’s flawless skin, impeccable make-up, and ultra-chic clothing.  She was an in


True Beauty

Make-up, Jewelry, and Style

If all true beauty comes from within, can make-up, jewelry, & style still be a part of a set apart girl's life?


True Beauty

The Honor of Serving the Master

Annie Wesche

 

"Come to Me...
And learn from me..."
Matthew 11:28-29

 


True Beauty

Beautiful to Him

Annie Wesche

The living room was empty and I sat alone in the suffocating heat.  I had lived in Haiti for more than a year already and had found ways to deal with the humidity, constant sweating, and even the rats, bats, and bugs.


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Incorruptible Beauty
Exchanging Empty Charm for Lasting Loveliness

by Leslie Ludy

The bus felt hot and stuffy as it jolted noisily down the road. I gripped my backpack and stared out the window, trying to ignore the raucous behavior of the pre-adolescents sandwiched around me.