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Find out how to make a simple gift bag

Meet Danielle Strickland in her "beautiful mess"

Church flower arrangers tell their stories

Learn how to get involved in women's ministry

Make life better

 8  March Notes — Eat a rainbow, make a pretty gift bag and more good things to do this month
12 Look with compassion — Penelope Wilcock calls for understanding for those who struggle to fit in
34 Our floral ministry — The blessings of being involved in the church flower arranging team

Inspiring faith

7   Lord, teach me to pray, love and forgive — Our prayer of the month
11 Jeannie Morgan — Seeing Jesus in action is the best way to boost your faith
18 Shine like a diamond — Cathy Madavan encourages us to discover the treasure within
20 Women after God’s own heart — Our Bible study considers God’s anointing and empowering in our lives

Real lives

14 Danielle Strickland — she talks about her troubled childhood, finding faith and her calling to work amongst the poor
22 We love encouraging women — We hear from four women with key roles in women’s ministry
29 Our wonderful children — Two couples share their inspiring stories of adopting a ready-made family
38 New Man Alive — Rev Dave Tomlinson and cricketer Henry Olonga pay tribute to their mums

Good advice

19 How to handle Mothering Sunday — Hopeful Girl has some advice for churches
33 Wise mum — How to help children to express themselves
36 Natural goodness — Five things you can do with honey
47 Weekend — What to see, where to go and ideas of things to do

News & views

26 Come and join us — All the details of our special summer conference
40 Your letters — alternative gifts, worry and finding inspiration
48 Bookclub — Recommended reads and an interview with new author Karl Martin
50 Veronica Zundel asks: — Why are men and women treated differently?
51 Next month — Inside our April issue

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