From the Editress
By Abigail M. Paul
A very big thank you for the surprise birthday scrapbook, along with a couple photos!
Four pages of encouraging comments and feedback from readers.
Special WC Answer
By Kristen K.
Kristen answers the question from Vol. 41 on ideas for what to do after graduation. You won't want to miss her practical, Bible-based advice, plus a special poem she wrote at graduation in 1998.
Many insightful answers were received for the question on how to demonstrate friendliness to one who doesn't seem to respond. One excellent answer didn't fit in the issue -- you can read it here.
Modesty: An Issue of the Heart
By Emilee Elisabeth
This excellent article gives much food for thought!
Modesty: A Balancing Act
By Jennifer S.
This time Jennifer deals with modesty in her column, "Stepping in the Light."
Thoughts on Clothing
By A Sister in Christ
An important exortation against judging others by outward appearance.
Inward and Outward Modesty
By Charlotte H.
Have you ever considered that a lack of modesty signals a lack of respect for oneself, others, and, most importantly, God?
All Glorious Within
By Amanda O.
In her new column, "Gems From God's Treasure Chest," Amanda shares the importance of the King's daughter being "all glorious within."
Who's the Fairest?
Submitted by Hannah Joy G. of PA.
"Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest of them all?" The age-old question with a proper, Scriptually-based answer!
By Charity G. of Brazil
An honest look at the true meaning of modesty, including three soul-searching questions to ask yourself.
A Modest Appeal... From a Father's Heart
By Mr. Robert J. N. of MN
An important reminder from a father that our appearance conveys messages to those around us. Can people tell by looking at us that we have been with God?
The Story of My Life, Chapter 38
By Abigail M. Paul
Read about my most favorite pet ever -- my "Jemima" kitty. Also, learn about how I got glasses, and the interesting evening I had right after I got them. :-) Complete with 4 photos of our family from 1992.
A Price to Pay, Chapter 7
By Jolea J.
Find out how Aaron's father becomes angry at his son for reading the Bible, and then secretly takes the Bible home with him! What will happen next? Includes another excellent illustration by Cherish F.
The Joy of the Children
By Jana Baldridge
Learn how God gave courage to step out and help children in a new way -- a ministry to public and Christian school students! Complete with 3 photos.
Make Yourself a...Drawstring Backpack!
By Adrienne G.
Adrienne's clear instructions and helpful illustrations will inspire you to make this useful little bag!
The Bibliophile's Niche
After a hiatus of one issue, this column is back, with three book reviews.
Blessed Are the Pure in Heart
By Mrs. Gloria Y.
Read the thought-provoking account of "Bamboo" and learn the importance of wholly yielding to Christ.
By Jessica Lee D.
"What are the benefits of drawing near to God -- it is really worth it to give up our own way and trust Him?" A very inspiring article, including a lovely illustration also by Jessica.
In this issue, we meet Michelle W. from MN and her family, including two photos.
In The Garden...
Grandmother Denniston's column is full of encouragement and practical advice, as always!
Recipes to...Tickle Your Tastebuds!
HW Food Editor, Theresa W., has again compiled a selection of delicious recipes for us to enjoy!
Discover the Treasures of God's Wisdom!
By Rachel P. and Abigail Paul
The Daily Bible Readings for this issue are from 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus, 1 & 2 Peter, and Ruth. Join us, and discover many "treasures" of wisdom!!