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Perspectives in Penang

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us regular

A wedding story only God could craft

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | WORLD reporter Sophia Lee is traveling through Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, and other Southeast Asian countries. She’s sending us regular

Navigating the doctrinal divide

Navigating the doctrinal divide

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | A few weeks ago, I met a woman my age during a trip home to New York. We had gone to the same elementary school, and when I saw her I recalled her face and…

Are you an anchor or a kite?

Are you an anchor or a kite?

By Chelsea Boes
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Marriage | Before I got married, I knew that all good marriages need a kite and an anchor. One person, the anchor, has to stay firmly planted in electric bills and back…

A Singaporean homecoming, of sorts

By Sophia Lee
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Travel | Thoughts on home from a perpetual nomad embarking on a 57-day Southeast Asian tour

Marrying a gentle man

By Chelsea Boes
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Marriage | Three years ago this fall, I was slouched in my college dorm hallway wearing a red coat while Hurricane Sandy raged against the building’s exterior. “But…

Sorry, Charlie

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | C.S. Lewis famously said in The Four Loves , “Man with dog closes a gap in the universe.” We believed this firmly even before we saw Charlie. When we parked…

I’m afraid of the dark

I’m afraid of the dark

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | My mother knows that I get afraid sleeping at home alone at night. So when my husband went away for the weekend recently, she brought me a big brown teddy…

Wrestling with the writer’s life

By Chelsea Boes
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Essay | On my morning walk down the sleepy staircase in our new Pennsylvania house, my heart jumps at a clacking sound. Forgetting for a moment that I live on a…

Don’t let me be a Nabal

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | Everyone knows that pregnancy and child-rearing could easily be called “open advice season.” Everyone a pregnant woman meets has an opinion or an…

Her first story

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | “In the beginning, there was nothing. Nothing to hear. Nothing to feel. Nothing to see.” These words, part of the opening to Sally Lloyd-Jones’ Jesus

Remaking the lives we used to have

Remaking the lives we used to have

By Chelsea Boes
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Essay | I still remember how the little silver hook lock felt between my fingers as I threaded it into its corresponding loop. The spare bedroom of my best friend…

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