Archive for July 2020

Surviving a Worst Case Scenario

Today on my husband Michael McDowell‘s 75th Birthday, I’d love to share part of his life story which inspires me greatly. ****** What does a 34-year-old man do when he hears these two phrases only days apart: “Congratulations, you have a baby daughter!” and “I’m so sorry to tell you that your wife has liver…

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Nothing in the House?

Are you empty? Or does it just feel that way? A few years ago I was asked to fill in for another speaker who had to cancel due to a family emergency. No problem, right? I am, after all, a speaker and have gone on as an ‘understudy’ many times before. Except this time I…

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(a few of) Elisabeth Elliot’s Words to Me

Last week I was asked to speak (remotely) to a Bible Study in Bethesda MD on the life of Elisabeth Elliot. I was delighted to know these women had been studying many great servants of the Lord and it was a privilege to be with them and remember some of Elisabeth’s legacy. Elisabeth Elliot entered…

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