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Forgive me. That’s all

Forgive me. That’s all

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Today I realized how extraordinary the phrase “forgive me” is. I was feeling miserable in my guilt. And like a trapped animal casting around in my mind…

It’s a cat’s life

It’s a cat’s life

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | On days when my life is full of sorrow, rejection, or trial, I look at my cat and say, “Lucky cat. Wish I were you.” On days when my life is full of joy,

Christ can make a difference in the workplace

Christ can make a difference in the workplace

By Bill Newton
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Business | Rick, a committed Christian and the company’s purchasing manager, was called into Tom’s office for a chat. “Rick, you do great work in purchasing, and…

O conversation, where art thou?

O conversation, where art thou?

By Amy Henry
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Faith & Inspiration | A year ago we moved into a neighborhood that had been developed by a man who had a vision of community even Dietrich Bonhoeffer would be proud of:

The impenetrable fortress of a covenant marriage

The impenetrable fortress of a covenant marriage

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband had an epiphany early in our marriage: Nobody can destroy our marriage but two people—him and me. We have felt good about that insight ever…

Allotted boundaries

Allotted boundaries

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | For who knows whether God placed us here for such a time as this?

Dreaming his dreams

Dreaming his dreams

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | I was sitting on our neighbors’ outdoor patio a few weeks ago watching my husband play music. There, on the chilly wet lawn at dusk, he, his friend Jesse,

On a rampage

On a rampage

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I’m on a rampage this week. My father showed up at the doorstep and said, “Why don’t we clean the garage?” I hemmed and hawed that I didn’t have…

Dealing with a 7-year-old

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I spent the day with a 7-year-old. Not my 7-year-old grandson but the neighbor’s grandchild. (“If you can’t be with the one you love, love the one…

In praise of small talk

In praise of small talk

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Humility partly comes from espousing heartily today an opinion that you were as adamantly opposed to yesterday. This is how I feel about “small talk.” For…

Rage against the darkness

Rage against the darkness

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | The downside of writing a daily online posting and a biweekly magazine column is that you get to know all my sins. This is partly because I’m not the…

Loving a love poem, learning about the Bible

Loving a love poem, learning about the Bible

By Kevin DeYoung
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Books | Pastor Kevin DeYoung wants us to embrace every bit of God’s Word

 
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