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November 2012 Contents

Do you reflect the light of Christ? 8 ways to support those facing persecution Life after the menopause Bake a fairtrade Christmas cake

November 2012

Real lives

Lady Caroline Cox talks about her work to help those trapped by war, poverty or persecution
Would Like to Meet Is CountryMan the one for HopefulGirl?
“Losing a loved one through suicide is incredibly painful” Two women share their stories
“We prayed for healing, but God gave us a better quality of life” One couple’s story of struggling with prayer
Sold to be a temple prostitute A young Indian woman’s tragic story
Will you help our persecuted sisters? What we can do to encourage those who suffer for their faith
It’s never too late! The plucky pensioner who made her dream come true

Body & Soul

Prayer for Advent Seeking God’s light and lighting the way for others
Learn from the Amish Discover a gentle way to deal with life
Are you reflecting the light of Christ? How to live as lightbearers
Creative ways to pray Ideas to encourage your prayer life
Don’t be afraid to share your faith – you might even enjoy it!
A sheep’s tale How some creative knitting brought the real message of Christmas to a busy shopping centre
What if you could live your life again? A thoughtful short story for you to read
Life after the menopause Protect your future health now

News, Views & Ideas

Your letters on God’s guidance, living simply and coping with anorexia
Wise Mum How to manage the busy months ahead
Veronica Zundel says how well we love God depends on why we love him
Bake a fairtrade Christmas cake, make an advent calendar and lots more ideas for the month ahead
Bookclub Good reads to look out for and an interview with Kristin Billerbeck
Man Alive Andrew Graystone laments the demise of handwritten notes and letters

Just for you

Win Messy Nativity books, First Steps Through the Menopause, chocolate, Advent books and sets of spiritual manuals for men. Solve our Word Spiral and win two beautiful autumn candles for your home, plus copies of our recommended reads if your review makes it into our Bookclub pages

Please note that our competitions and giveaways are open to residents in the UK only

Next month

In our Christmas issue

  • The blessings of giving and receiving
  • The promise of God’s peace
  • Festive food that is good for you
  • Real life stories of Christmas joy
  • Ideas to make the season special
  • Great prizes for you to win


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