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Today's Christian Woman focuses on spiritual disciplines and practices to help you go deeper in your faith


In a rush, rush world our minds can become so filled with clutter that we lose the ability to focus on the eternal. The practice of contemplation allows us to have deliberate, prayerful reflection on God, his will, his world, and his works.

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