Personal Accounts

It Happened to Me: Isn’t it Wonderful…?

It Happened to Me: Isn’t it Wonderful…?

By Rachel Aird Can one person really make a difference? One “ordinary” middle-aged woman made a difference in my life. I was a good girl, and everybody said so. I was the head girl of my grammar schoo... Read More »

Faith, Love, Courage

Faith, Love, Courage

By Dan Johnston The greatest gifts my mother ever gave me were the gifts of courage and faith. Some parents teach their children courage, determination, or any of a number of other virtues by reading ... Read More »

Unconstrained Motherly Love

Unconstrained Motherly Love

By Ana Alcasas It was an unseasonably hot, humid June day on the East Coast of the United States. Summer had enfolded us in her sticky arms, and the kids at Calvert Country School had decided that the... Read More »

Children Are Forever

Children Are Forever

Bearing babies and raising children is the greatest experience in this natural life. Children are eternal gifts–not just for a time, but for eternity. Babies are so close to God–straight f... Read More »

Friendship, marriage, children, travels, lessons, love and happiness!

Friendship, marriage, children, travels, lessons, love and happiness!

By Katie Roselle Dan and I have been married for over 30 years. We met when I was 18 and Dan 19, and we’d both just begun what would become lifetime careers as Christian volunteers with The Fami... Read More »

Romance, Romance!

Romance, Romance!

By Rose Gagnon After twenty years of marriage and rarely spending so much as a night without my husband Bruce, circumstances had kept us apart for over a year. Our two teenage sons and I were doing Ch... Read More »

36 Seconds

36 Seconds

By Misty Kay My husband Daniel and I live with our four children on the 13th floor of an apartment building in Taichung City, Taiwan. Needless to say, the elevator is a part of our daily lives. It had... Read More »

The Gas Pedal and the Brake

The Gas Pedal and the Brake

By Tom Hack I haven’t always been the easiest person to work with. In fact, in the past some people have wanted to work with me about as much as they wanted a pet porcupine. Part of the problem was my... Read More »

Real Friends

Real Friends

By Theresa Leclerc When I was a teenager, I thought I knew it all. I was full of insecurities, but I was also full of opinions—strong ones! Looking back, I feel sorry for my parents. I’m sure I wasn’t... Read More »

How Far Does a Little Love Go?

How Far Does a Little Love Go?

By Angelina Leigh In November 2003 I was in Finland, fundraising door to door for a youth camp I was to co-host a few months later, when I met Tino in an old dingy bar. Past middle age, with a long sc... Read More »

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