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    The Woman Who Helped Change the World

    By Carole Towriss – Lydia pressed her stylus into the wax tablet, marking the number of fresh rolls of purple cloth next to that of the bundles of uncolored fabric. She glanced at the vats of dye,...

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  • It’s Not Supposed to Be This Hard

    By Carole Towriss− It’s not supposed to be this hard, is it? Mothers love daughters. Daughters love mothers. That’s what I always thought. That’s the way it was when I was growing up. I was raised in...

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  • The women Jesus loved
    The Women Jesus Loved

    By Carole Towriss− Her world had shattered. Jesus was dead. He had been dead for two nights now. The Sabbath was over and she couldn’t sleep, so Mary of Magdala gathered some sweet spices she had bought...

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    The Woman Who Couldn’t Let Go

    By Carole Towriss− Adith stirred the embers into a flame then placed the large flat pan on the fire. She patted bread dough into rounds. Her fingers, numb to the heat of the metal from years of...

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  • The Woman Who Ruined Her Son

    By Carole Towriss – Arishot sat by the window, her foot bouncing rapidly. The battle should have been over for hours. Her son would be coming home any time now. Arriving to the glory, accolades, honor he...

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    The Woman Who Dared to Touch God

    By Carole Towriss− Rivkah closed her eyes against the pain and grabbed her belly. “I’m sorry. Can you repeat that?” The physician shook his head. “There’s nothing further we can do for you. We’ve done all we...

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    The Woman Who Lived The Impossible

    By Carole Towriss− Elizabeth shifted on her cushion on the floor. For the last five months their house had been silent, as Zechariah could not speak, could not hear. She had no one to talk to and...

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  • The Woman Who Pleased God

    By Carole Towriss− “Please be careful, my dear. It is a long journey to Jerusalem at your age.” Elizabeth untied and retied the leather belt around her husband’s cloak. “At our age?” Zechariah chuckled. “You make it...

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  • Abigail
    The Woman of Great Wisdom

    By Carole Towriss – Abigail accepted more rounds of freshly baked bread from her servant. She quickly counted—there were now close to 500. She moved through the busy courtyard directing her servants as they prepared enormous amounts...

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  • The Woman Who Cried Out to God

    By Carole Towriss – Hannah blinked back tears as she packed for their annual trip to Shiloh. Her stomach knotted as she considered the journey with her husband, along with his second wife and her children. Life...

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  • Except from In the Shadow of Sinai

    By Carole Towriss − Published November 2012, DeWard Publishing Co. Back Cover Blurb: Bezalel is a Hebrew slave to Ramses II. An artisan of the highest order, Ramses has kept him in the palace even when all...

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    The Woman Who Was Never Satisfied

    By Carole Towriss – Acsah’s heart sank as the land around her become more arid with every step her donkey took. Springs arose farther and father apart, each one smaller than the last. She missed the gentle...

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