The Collection - By Author

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Turning Outward
A Surprising Key to Lasting Joy

by Leslie Ludy

She extends her hand to the poor, Yes, she reaches out her hands to the needy ...


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Choosing the Lowest Place
Keeping Our Eyes on a Better Prize

by Leslie Ludy

Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who ...


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She Opens Her Arms
Embracing a Lifestyle of Sacrificial Living

by Leslie Ludy

A few months ago a repairman was working on a project at our house while our six children sat eating lunch around the kitchen table.  “Oh, do you run a daycare?” he asked as he observed them.  Chuckling, I told him that all the kids were ours.  He seemed shocked by my words.  “Seriously?”  I smiled and nodded, telling him that we had adopted four of


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The Pencil and the Notebook - A Lesson in Humility

by Leslie Ludy

Hudson, my eight-year-old, is an aspiring writer.


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Building a Lifestyle of Sacrificial Love

by Leslie Ludy

In 1890, Catherine Booth wrote, “It will be a happy day for England when Christian ladies transfer their attentions from poodles and terriers to destitute and starving children*. She reminded women that living for pleasure and filling their days with eating, drinking, dressing, and sightseeing left no time to serve God and become His hands and feet to the poor and outcast.