Faith & Inspiration

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Further revelations in the attic

Further revelations in the attic

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I would now like to get further into the attic revelations, if I may. I told you of the happy find regarding my Aunt Jeanette, as well as the dispiriting…

Ambushed in the attic

Ambushed in the attic

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Everyone should clean his attic once in a while. There is no telling what treasures old and new (Matthew 13:52) one will find. While ensconced deep in a pile…

Finding assurance in the attic

Finding assurance in the attic

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I was born in a French Canadian enclave in Rhode Island in the 1950s where there was no discernible spirituality whatsoever. There were pleasant and decent…

There are no stars

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | “Dwight [Howard] and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets. The rest of the guys are role players or pieces that complete our team.” This statement, made…

Two complementary emails

Two complementary emails

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | This morning I received two emails from friends, one in Pennsylvania and the other in Florida. They both had just finished their daily devotions and wanted to…

Learning to have a new best friend

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | On my wedding day, my best friend Kayla stood up with ivy in her hair and made me cry with her toast to our disappearing childhoods. She seamlessly rescued me…

Writing tip No. 57

Writing tip No. 57

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | On reruns of NPR’s hit call-in show Car Talk I heard a caller say he was a ghostwriter for some famous author and was interested in blowing up an Aston Martin…

When excuses won’t fly

When excuses won’t fly

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | They say the road to hell is paved with excuses, and this is chillingly close to the mark, as I noticed in my reading of Malachi. The book reads like a…

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:

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