The wow-factor of my kids’ birthday parties?
The visibility of certain muscle groups in my arms, legs, and torso?
The ease and finesse with which I can entertain a party of twelve, self-publish a book, or create deck furniture from wooden palettes?
Are any of these a worthy means of measuring my excellence?
Not according to Cynthia Heald who challenges all of our preconceptions in the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition of Becoming a Woman of Excellence. She examines a biblical concept of excellence like a finely cut gem, turning it to reveal each face and its sparkling qualities:
- Discipline of the mind, will, emotions, body, and time.
- Discretion, which is defined as “saying and doing the right thing in the right way at the right time.
- A Gentle and Quiet Spirit: an inner beauty that has nothing to do with appearance and everything to do with security in God’s loving…
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