A Life-changing Experience

I just watched this video and was truly inspired by how a young woman's life was changed by a perfect stranger who approached her in Target where she was working. Sometimes, it takes others believing in us for us to believe in ourselves. https://youtu.be/Rom2b31gANc

Asenath

We don’t know much about Asenath, except that she was Egyptian and the daughter of daughter of Potipherah priest of On. On was a city in Lower Egypt, bordering land of Goshen. It was the centre of sun-worship. Asenath was given to Joseph in marriage by Pharaoh himself. The name Asenath means, "belonging to the …

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Mother of Methodism

"The child that never learns to obey his parents in the home will not obey God or man out of the home" - Susanna Wesley Susanna Wesley was 19 years old when she married 26 year old Samuel Wesley. They had 19 children, nine of them died as infants and one was accidently smothered by …

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Keturah

Keturah was Abraham’s wife after Sarah died. Her name means “incense”. We don’t know much about her except that she bore him six sons. Their names were Zimran “musician”, Jokshan “snarer”, Medan “contention”, Midian “strife”, Ishbak “he releases”and Shuah “wealth.” From Midian came the Midianites or Arabians, including Zipporah, Moses’ wife. In 1 Chronicles 1:32, …

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The Virtuous One

“If God has called you to China or any other place and you are sure in your own heart, let nothing deter you. Remember, it is God who has called you and it is the same as when He called Moses or Samuel” - Gladys Aylward Gladys Aylward was born in Edmonton, North London. She …

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From Homemaker to Change-Maker

Restless as a homemaker, Betty Friedan encouraged other women who felt the same to seek new opportunities for themselves. 19 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. Source: History

Her Costly Act of Kindness

Imagine getting burned at the stake for kindness. Well, this was what happened to Elizabeth Gaunt. Those who looked upon the old woman knew her as a kind Christian who helped the poor and exiles. However, this was at a time in England and all over the world when those who held independent religious views …

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Dark Tales

Nicknamed Virginia Werewoofe by one critic because of her use of demons and ghosts, uncanny fiction writer, housewife and breadwinner, Shirley Jackson earned the reputation of master of the horror tale after her famous novel, The Lottery was published. 39 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. …

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Esther John

Her name was Qamar Zia and she was born into an Islamic family on 14 December 1929, in British India. At the age of 17 she attended a Christian school where one teacher's faith so deeply affected her that she was moved to read the Bible with great earnest. Inspired by the book of Isaiah, …

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A Key Discovery

In 2015, Caitlin Miron, a Queen's University PhD student made a key discovery. She identified a chemical compound which could be effective in targeting cancer cells and preventing their growth and metastasis. It could also be applied to other diseases including HIV. This is an exciting discovery because researchers have been trying for years to …

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