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Wise mum tackles the first day of school

Dame Mary Perkins in the hot seat

Why God will never reject you

Campaigning to make FGM a thing of the past

Growing in faith

4       Prayer for the month — Remembering God’s compassion
14     Study the Bible in colour — A creative way to pray and study Scripture
34     Mindfulness — could it boost your faith as well as your well-being?
38     God will never reject you — The precious promises of God’s acceptance and love

Real lives

10     Dame Mary Perkins — on her passion for good eyecare and being a Christian at work
16     Your children have left home — what now? Advice and encouragement for empty nesters
50     Author, poet and journalist Steve Turner — our Man Alive guest

Good advice

22     Do your friends know you are a Christian? — Four women explain how they share their faith
26     Don’t want to holiday alone? — Here are some ideas to try
33     Wise mum — tackles the first day of school
35     Would Like To Meet — Should you use secular dating sites?
37     All about apps — What to look for and ideas to try

News & Views

28     Veronica Zundel — on the question we should never ask people
40     Your letters — What’s inspired you and what you’re doing next
44     The Yorkshire dales  — Where to stay and what to do there
47     What to watch — Three reasons to see Maleficent
48     Bookclub — Recommended reads and an interview with author Allison Vesterfelt
51     Next month — Inside our October issue

Making life better

7       September notes — Inspiration and ideas for the month ahead
21     Give yourself a treat — Why fun and frivolity are essential to our well-being
25     Looking for a change? — Follow Joyce Meyer’s five-step plan
30     Making FGM a thing of the past — Dr Ann-Marie Wilson talks about her continuing campaign

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