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October 2017

Hollywood actress Emma Rigby on rediscovering her faith
Learning from King David - do you reflect the kindness of God?
Adrian Plass on the unsigned gifts of God
Egypt: how Christian women are supporting and encouraging one another

CONTENTS
News & views

8 Your letters - What’s inspired you and a peek into our archive
11 Journal - Halloween ideas, reviews and the importance of older women in our churches
42 Bookclub - Books on the Reformation and an interview with author Naomi Starkey
49 Next month - Looking ahead to our November issue

Reflections

7 Pray with us - A prayer for our continuing ministry
16 Joni Eareckson Tada is inspired by a young woman’s faith
21 COVER - Penelope Wilcock on why she is loving being 60
26 Learn from King David - Do you reflect the kindness of God?
33 Veronica Zundel on the many ways to read a magazine – and the Bible
50 COVER Man Alive - Adrian Plass says don’t miss the unsigned gifts from God

Good advice

31 The Single File - An ethical question from a woman desperate to become a mum
36 Natural well-being - Tips and advice for a healthy pregnancy
41 Too busy? Why you need to take a prayerful look at your schedule

Making life better

22 ‘I want to help others’ - After surviving a brain injury, singer and writer Gracie Wright has a passion to help children overcome the effects of serious injuries
34 COVER - Transforming women’s lives - How Christian women in Egypt are supporting and encouraging each other
38 What’s your ministry? Meet the women whose love of animals has opened up new opportunities and brought new friendships

Real lives

14 What life has taught me - How life has changed for the woman who wrote a controversial article on childlessness 20 years ago
18 COVER Hollywood actress Emma Rigby on rediscovering her faith and resetting her priorities
24 ‘I never expected to be back’ - Mollie Foster was managing the teashop at Lee Abbey 24 years ago. Now, aged 74, she’s back and loving the challenge
28 My life in art - Popular artist Hannah Dunnett explains why she swapped medicine for creating colourful designs that bring Scripture to life
30  COVER ‘My son is my carer’ - One mother’s heart-warming tribute to her special son

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