Faith & Inspiration

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I will not trust the sweetest frame

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I was studying the photo of a woman holding a pro-gay marriage sign in Alaska and I was noticing that she looks like a sweet little old lady, the kind who…

Content with being held in contempt by the world

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I like nice. I like people to like me, not only my family and friends but even the waitress at Dunkin’ Donuts. I feel bad when a relationship with a fellow…

A warning to control freaks

A warning to control freaks

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father’s move from his apartment to my house has brought my “stuff” to the surface. Specifically, it has brought out my desire for control. The…

Safe not spooky

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | My husband stood in the underground stairway singing “Amazing Grace,” the song echoing off the walls and carrying into the darkness outside. We stood near…

Operating instructions for raising children

Operating instructions for raising children

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Parenting | We were sitting around the dinner table with friends who were lamenting problems and mistakes made with adult children, when one in our party said, “Well,

Falling from our first love

Falling from our first love

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | We had a 40th anniversary celebration of the founding of our church. It was very interesting. It featured surprise appearances by every pastor who had ever…

Glorious defiance

Glorious defiance

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | We never think of Jesus as defiant. We think of Him as meek, and so He was: They accused Him before Pilate, and He said not a word. They pulled at His beard,

The big import of small things

By D.C. Innes
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Faith & Inspiration | Life is routine. Most days are filled with minor, seemingly insignificant events and the hum of quickly forgotten daily tasks. It began when we were children.

To avoid the French police

To avoid the French police

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My brother says a French policeman could have arrested the Levite who walked past the roughed-up traveler on the road (Luke 10:25–37), for “ non-assistance

Nothing but Him

Nothing but Him

By Marvin Olasky
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Faith & Inspiration | Resting in God’s grace at Thanksgiving

The new photos

The new photos

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Our inclination to cling to visuals of the past says much about our heart’s condition

Behind God’s frowning providence

Behind God’s frowning providence

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | I know the story of Ruth by heart because I listened to its corresponding Adventures in Odyssey episode at least 20 times during my childhood. My brother and…

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