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Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)

I didn’t know her but I adored her heart.

Through her books, radio programs and daily devotions delivered to my email inbox she taught me about purposeful living and being a strong woman of integrity and godliness.

A quote by Elisabeth Elliot has encouraged me in this season of life while raising and homeschooling my children.

The routines of housework 

and of mothering may be seen as a kind of death,

and it is appropriate

that they should be,

for they offer the chance, 

day after day,

to lay down one’s life for others.

~Elisabeth Elliot

Elisabeth Elliot (née Howard; born December 21, 1926) died this morning (June 15, 2015) at the age of 88.

She was a beautiful woman of whom the world was not worthy.

Here is her brief testimony, told in her typically understated way: READ MORE: Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)

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