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Articles on the Living by Design Blog are packed with heart-focused content, practical solutions for real-life, and Bible-based training. The Bible is packed with spiritual nourishment; our aim is to provide resources to help you break it down into bite-sized pieces that are easy to digest.
By Celia A.Miller I remember the look on my dad’s face as the doctor came through those swinging doors. We had been waiting for hours in agony and anticipation for some sort of news to put our deepest fears to rest. But when the conversation with the doctor ended with my dad returning to the
I’ll never forget the first time I read CS Lewis’ Screwtape Letters. I could not have been more than fourteen or fifteen years old. I was astounded by the creativity and artistic talent of the author, yet disgusted and unimpressed by the demons’ strategies illuminated in the letters. Although Lewis stated that this book was
By Susan Cort Johnson Although my siblings and I were raised in the same home, we have different ways of approaching life. Despite our differences, there wouldn’t be much strife if interactions were limited to an occasional family gathering or Facetime connections for quick chats. But in this season of our lives, we oversee the
The book of Hebrews establishes the superior person, priesthood, and power of Jesus Christ while encouraging believers to persevere in faith as they endure persecution. The author also repeatedly warns his listeners of the spiritual consequences of neglecting God’s Word. Although the author is unknown, the inspiration and canonicity of the book have been widely
By Margaret Kemp Time is running out. That thought smacked me in the head like a wet snowball. I’d barely finished singing the last chorus of Auld Lang Syne when I sat down to make my New Year’s Resolutions (the ones I’d surely break in a few days). But, like glitter that remains ground in