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Organizing things

Organizing things

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | This morning I took one of those big accordion cardboard filing boxes and started to organize my husband’s medical bills. First the big classifications into…

A reflection on passing seasons

A reflection on passing seasons

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | As September lives up to its promise of plummeting temperatures, I receive this email from a Pennsylvania friend transplanted in West Palm Beach, Fla.: “But…

Ambushed by an earworm

Ambushed by an earworm

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | After yesterday’s column my editor said, “Thanks to you, I have ‘I Me Mine’ going through my head this morning.” Ah! The notorious “earworm” got…

A verse to carry us into the real world

A verse to carry us into the real world

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | “A servant of the Lord must not quarrel but must be kind to everyone, be able to teach, and be patient with difficult people.” I rehearsed the words over…

Grumbling in our tents

Grumbling in our tents

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Your Cape Cod or ranch-style or little A-frame house is the equivalent of an ancient Jew’s tent. What goes on inside it is also equivalent to what went on…

God’s advance warning

God’s advance warning

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “Also it was allowed to make war on the saints and to conquer them. And authority was given it over every tribe and people and language and nation, and all…

Ramped up refrigerator issue

Ramped up refrigerator issue

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When life was simple, here was the moral question: As adult children visiting our parents at the old homestead where we grew up, is it OK for us to march…

Needing beach umbrella bearings

Needing beach umbrella bearings

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I went swimming with my granddaughter at Coney Island, and she learned something about life there that should set her in good stead for the future. We…

Leadership principles from 1 Samuel

Leadership principles from 1 Samuel

By Bill Newton
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Business | Leaders come in all shapes, sizes, and personality types. Nothing brings this into sharper focus than reading the Bible. I’m in a group of men studying 1…

Life is not about winning

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | I love competition. I love to win. Maybe it’s genetic or maybe it’s because I grew up with three older brothers and a dad who never let me win—I always…

Loving our fellow man on the subway

Loving our fellow man on the subway

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | The New York subway system is an interesting subculture with its own unspoken rules. I didn’t see a “Quiet Car” like SEPTA has in Philadelphia, where…

A harvest of neglect

By Mindy Belz
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Faith & Inspiration | The Lord promises the devourer will not destroy the fruits of our soil

 
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