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Of Faith, Food, and the Folly of the Figure

Introduction Seventeen-year-old Leah was considered by her parents to be their perfect child. “Life would be easy if all our kids were like Leah,” they exclaimed to their friends. Leah really did have a great deal going for her. She was easy to raise, goal-oriented, reliable, hard working, and eager to please. The combination of […]

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Weighty Problem Response

After reading the article “Slim Possibility of Overcoming a Weighty Problem” I felt compelled to write a response. I am thankful for the people who write articles for the Beacon Lights and the staff for oversight of this publication. I do not want to discourage this author or anyone else from submitting articles. For the […]

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Rita is a member of South Holland Protestant Reformed Church and is a senior at Illiana Christian High School. After reading Gloria Doezema’s article, “Slim Possibility of Overcoming a Weighty Problem,” I found little comfort or hope for those who struggle with a weight problem. Although the intent of the article aimed in the right […]

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Weight

This term weight may not sound as if it is a very scientific term as we are acquainted with it in our everyday use of the term. We buy our food in many cases by the pound, we gauge the growth of our children from their infancy by their weight, the farmer measures many of […]

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