Faith & Inspiration

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Are we cultivating a secret garden?

Are we cultivating a secret garden?

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I have noticed a tendency in myself (and I never think I’m unique) to toss God my second- and third-tier problems but not my first-tier ones. It needs no…

My quilt project

My quilt project

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It is always best to do right the first time. If you don’t, then when you finally make up your mind to it, what you find is that you still have the same…

David Brooks on the edge

By Marvin Olasky
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Religion | David Brooks, a columnist for The New York Times , is a Jew struggling with DRA: different religion attraction. And not just any religion, but Christianity.

The force is weak

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | Earth-bound obsessions will inevitably disappoint and disillusion

The river of your delights

The river of your delights

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | God is bullish on giving us pleasure

To be more like Fanny

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Essay | I spent the Wednesday evenings of my youngest years trying to earn badges. Every year, the Wednesday night children’s program at our church culminated in an…

There’s hope for Freddie Gray’s family and Baltimore

By Jarvis J. Williams
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Race Issues | The death of Freddie Gray, a black man, at the hands of Baltimore policemen is America’s latest episode in the narrative of white cops versus black men. We…

Even now there is hope

Even now there is hope

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Does anyone out there feel like he has blown it so badly that he can never expect anything good from God for the rest of his life and will receive only the…

Leaving college again

Leaving college again

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Essay | When I graduated from college, I fell headlong into sleep—in the long and the short view. On the way home to New York when my family and I stopped for…

When hatred loses its object of hate

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | We know what ISIS hates, but pray tell, what do they love? What are they for ? We know their zeal for beheading, but what do they look forward to after the last…

‘She let herself go’

‘She let herself go’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Years ago my next-door neighbor was showing me an old photo of a beautiful, slender woman. She offered this update of the woman, who happened to be her…

Diamonds in the Shadowlands

Diamonds in the Shadowlands

By Marvin Olasky
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Baseball | As a new baseball season begins, a personal reflection of the past 50-plus

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