The Author

Vivian L. Hyatt is a missionary with Campus Crusade for Christ International (Cru), having recently returned after serving 39 years in Eastern Europe and Russia. She and her husband continue to make teaching trips to Eastern Europe. They have five adult children and four grandchildren and live in Dayton, Ohio.

Whom Should I Marry? Ask Boaz and Ruth

Ruth isn’t a manual on how to get a husband, but it does have something to say about courtship and marriage today.

Seventy: A Mere Quirk of the Clock

A poem for a friend who recently turned 70.

God’s Scissors and the Cloth of Creation

The cloth of creation, cut into man and woman,

When You Cannot Live With or Without God

Believing in a compassionate God’s view of me—-accepted, forgiven,

Taking Comfort from Cain

We do not know the end of our children’s