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Dabbling in Darkness
The Danger of Making Evil Things “Cute”

by Leslie Ludythe setapartgirl Team

An Intro from LeslieA girl I knew was struggling with nightmares and fearful, irrational thoughts on a nearly-constant basis. One afternoon as we met together for prayer, she casually mentioned that she’d just come from a movie. When she told me which one she’d seen, I was taken aback.


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Not Meddling with Darkness

After reading some Set Apart Girl articles about not meddling with darkness, I realized that you bring up the Twilight series rather frequently as an example. Since we are not supposed to have anything to do with the occult and things of darkness such as witchcraft...can we read about mythical creatures in fantasy-based books?


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In the Hands of the Great Physician

Heather Cofer

I’ve been walking through a season of lots of medical testing lately. I’ve had some different health issues for years, and it is coming to the place when it seems time to try to find some answers. 


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Beyond Good Intentions

Jasmin Howell

Confession: I often begin projects with great enthusiasm but then struggle to finish them.  It’s all too easy for me start out with good intentions, only to have them falter after I lose the initial excitement.


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Commanding My Soul to Rejoice

by Leslie Ludy

It’s been many years since I’ve battled with any kind of ongoing anxiety or depression. As I’ve written about in the magazine and in my books, God in His mercy set me free from those pitfalls as I aligned my life with the Truth of His kingdom.


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What's Exciting About Today

by Leslie Ludy

Yesterday morning, four-year-old Avonlea Rose came into the bedroom and expectantly asked me, “What’s exciting about today?”  Presumably she was hoping for an announcement of a fun activity such as a trip to the zoo, the ice cream shop, or the toy store.  But unfortunatel


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The Danger of Living in Suspense

by Leslie Ludy

During a recent weekend while Eric was away speaking, I attempted to plan some special things to do with the kids, to help make Daddy’s absence go by faster.


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Celebrating Light Instead of Darkness

by Leslie Ludy

This time of year, when creepy Halloween decorations seem to be everywhere, it can be a frustrating experience taking my young children to the doctor’s office, grocery store, or mall.   Even though Halloween comes around every year, I never cease to be amazed and appalled by the &ldq


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Finding Perfect Peace

by Leslie Ludy

Whenever a new year begins, I often struggle with feeling overwhelmed.


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Overcoming Excuses

by Leslie Ludy

Tozer wrote, “The man [or woman] who would know God must spend time with Him.” What a simple and profound truth  - but one that is all too easy to forget amid the busyness of our daily lives!Most of us desire to know God more than we do.