Faith & Inspiration

 
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Temporary housing

Temporary housing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | What happens when we have everything we want?

Coveting the inferior

Coveting the inferior

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When my firstborn was little, before her school days, the only bread I ever fed her contained the following ingredients: sprouted wheat, barley, beans,

Unholy glee

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | It is one thing to kill your enemy; it is another thing to be gleeful about it. We know that even when presiding over the death of evil men, God has no glee…

Every man is religious

Every man is religious

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | An actress on the radio related how her mother, the night before she died in a car accident many years ago, had a dream of bucolic fields of waving grain. The…

A reminder of life and death

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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History | Our innkeeper told us we had come to Gettysburg at a propitious time: Remembrance Weekend, during which throngs of period-dressed Civil War enthusiasts march…

Thoughts on raising children—after the fact

Thoughts on raising children—after the fact

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Parenting | If I were asked for my thoughts on raising children, I would make this simple suggestion: Think about your own childhood. Many of your answers are found…

Very close idols

Very close idols

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Some elders of Israel paid a visit to the prophet Ezekiel to inquire of the Lord. The Lord gave them a chilly reception. He told Ezekiel: “Son of man, these…

Fast friends

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Ah, reconciliation. Isn’t it grand? There is good evidence that on Nov. 2, in a town called Atareb, west of Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, two hitherto…

The harder decisions

The harder decisions

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | There are some decisions that are biblically easy: adultery. I don’t say emotionally easy, but biblically a no-brainer. But we all have experienced other…

Considering the end

Considering the end

By Amy Henry
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Faith & Inspiration | Last night I found out that my childhood friend David had died. To my shame I use the term “friend” lightly here. David was a couple of years younger than…

Idols for sale

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When we took my father for a Sunday drive and ended up 45 minutes north in a town called New Hope, he assumed a Christian founding by Puritan types, as in…

The forgotten feast

The forgotten feast

By Mindy Belz
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Faith & Inspiration | Even in ‘a desolate wilderness,’ remember Thanksgiving

 
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