Puddleglum’s Profession


Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield. In The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis – two children and a Marsh Wiggle named Puddleglum are held captive by a beautiful enchantress who tries to discourage them and distract them from continuing on a desperate quest by oh-so-sweetly insisting that everything they believe in and are fighting for is a lie…a fairy tale… a figment of their imagination.

Her gentle ridicule and cunning logic has them reeling until Puddleglum takes a stand.…

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They Also Serve



Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

John Milton was a 17th century theologian, professor, and poet. He spoke seven languages. Traveled the world, had many influential friends. Yet his life was not without hardship, even heartache. In fact Milton may be best known today for his response to the hardship he suffered in his mid-forties… when he went blind. For a scholar – a man who loved to read and write – it was devastating.…

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Mirror, Mirror


Did you look in the mirror this morning?

Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield with Take It To Heart!

Honestly, many of us spend hours looking in the mirror, fussing over our appearance, especially on big occasions. But even on the busiest of mornings, in the craziest rush, we usually pause for at least a cursory glance – making sure we look okay, at least on the outside – before we head out the door.…

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Still Learning to Forgive


Hi I’m Christin Ditchfield and this is Take It To Heart!

I’ve shared with you before a powerful story from the life of Corrie Ten Boom – the Dutch woman who hid Jews in her home during the Holocaust, survived the horrors of the concentration camps, and who – by the power of God — was actually able to offer her hand in forgiveness to one of the German guards who had so cruelly abused her.…

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