It's not how you react but how you act - on other peoples' reactions. Women in the Bible showed the way. Sometimes they exchanged a death sentence for a life sentence, with little recognition. Pastors and especially lay people can bridge Hebrew and Greek word studies with Biblical stories of women who faced down their struggles. Here are 15 standouts. Roy K McCall is married with three daughters. Roy was elected elder at Geneva Presbyterian in Potomac, MD where he teaches an adult Bible study. He is the son and grandson of Presbyterian ministers; two were overseas missionaries. Roy is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and past CPA, CMA and CISA. He remains a member of the AICPA where he earned the CGMA and PFS designations. In the mid-1990s, he taught MBA candidates in China at the invitation of China's Ministry of Education. Roy is a graduate of Davidson College and Harvard Business School. Roy's three most recent books include: - Biblical Reflections x 52 - With Chinese Proverbs, For the Time Pressed Leader (Maitland, FL: Xulon, 2015); - Taiwan Aborigine Missionary R. Don McCall Sr. Family Letters (Bloomington, IN: Westbow, 2015); and, - China's Greatest Statesman Zhou Enlai and the Revolution He Left Behind in His Birthplace of Huai'an (Bloomington IN: iUniverse, 2015).