Faith & Inspiration

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Jesus proclaimed in the waiting room

Jesus proclaimed in the waiting room

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband and I were sitting in the waiting room of one of those medical clinics that have sprung up everywhere, and the television was on to babysit a…

A dozen quilts and a dozen opportunities

A dozen quilts and a dozen opportunities

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My younger daughter made 12 quilts in 12 summers, from the time she was in the first grade. All but two she gave to friends. Recently I decided to track them…

Out on a limb

Out on a limb

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | Contemporary America is kicking away the ladder that allowed it to reach great heights

When the devil tells me I’m inferior

When the devil tells me I’m inferior

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | This past Sunday night I was the only one on the street who had my trash can out in front of the house for the Monday collection. I just now checked the…

One verse goes a long way

One verse goes a long way

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When I asked my husband why he doesn’t always read the Bible every day (let me add that on some days he is engrossed in it for hours), he reminded me that…

Forgiving our mothers

Forgiving our mothers

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It is my anecdotal observation that many women spend most of their lives in an ever-shifting evaluation of how good or bad their mothers were and how their…

‘For I know the plans I have for you …’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband became incapacitated soon after we moved in together, which was not in my plans. My plans had been that we would be a traveling gospel road show of…

Where our true security lies

Where our true security lies

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | As an executive in the company, I was responsible for 900 employees (90 percent women) at four locations. One of my division presidents had an affair with one…

Preemptive preparation

Preemptive preparation

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I hope the title of this column is not redundant. “Preemptive” and “preparation” both refer to work done ahead of time in order to be ready for…

‘I am a feather for each wind that blows’

‘I am a feather for each wind that blows’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I received a lovely greeting card that had no preprinted text inside, but the front had drawings of four bird feathers drifting in the air and these words:

No covetous man

No covetous man

By La Shawn Barber
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Faith & Inspiration | “A tranquil heart gives life to the flesh, but envy makes the bones rot” (Proverbs 14:30). Arthur C. Brooks of the right-leaning American Enterprise…

Enduring setbacks like a sea star

Enduring setbacks like a sea star

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Starfish, which are more properly called “sea stars” and are not really fish at all, have something wonderful about them besides a beautiful five-point…

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