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Beauty Lessons

August 1, 2016

I really wanted to know more about myself as a female and figure out my purpose in life. I believe other women have the same interest, not just young girls but also married women who need to find their own value in their families and workplaces.

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Back for More!

August 1, 2016

There I sat, a typical Adventist college senior doodling in my notebook, half listening to my economics teacher as thoughts of my own financial predicament churned in my mind. Graduation was imminent and with it substantial student loans I wasn’t sure how I’d repay.

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I Want This City

August 1, 2016

Have you ever met someone who has never even heard the name of Jesus? If you’re looking in New York City, that person might be hard to find, but hit the streets of Bangkok, and you’ll find yourself surrounded.

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My Would-Be Assassin

August 1, 2016

Suddenly, I remembered the mysterious ingredient, and everything made sense. Mother had tried to poison me by consulting a marabout, a holy man believed to have supernatural powers, a common practice in my tribe.

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Planting Seeds

August 1, 2016

Friendly smiles, squeezing hands, facial expressions, warm hugs—this was how I communicated with the village women. We didn’t speak the same language, but we managed to speak with our hearts.

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Only the Eyes Were Lost: The Life of Ai Araki

August 1, 2016

Aiko Araki’s birth in 1890 nearly coincided with the birth of Adventism in Japan. The year before, evangelist Abram La Rue shared the Advent message on mainland Japan by handing out publications; he is commonly held to be the first Adventist to do so.

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Global Neighborhood

August 1, 2016

Wonderfully delicious recipes from Russia, Armenia, and Georgia!

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Love, Service, and Suffering

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August 1, 2016

“One year ago tonight I was in my happy home, amid parents and friends, a light-headed carefree girl. Now I am a widow in a strange land, but the Lord is good.”

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Sandy

August 1, 2016

Mrs. Peggy, our campus nurse practitioner, was still holding the phone when several students burst through her door. “Mrs. Peggy, please come to the dorm right away to see Sandy!”

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The Snooker Hut Girl

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August 1, 2016

My name is Ngatia Rezelda Apa. I’m 11 years old and in the sixth grade. I live at Betikama Adventist College in the Solomon Islands, where my dad works as a teacher.

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