Faith & Inspiration

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Only God is everything

Only God is everything

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My daughter said to me wistfully one day about her own child: “I feel sad that a day is coming when I won’t be the most important person in her life…

A many-splendored thing

A many-splendored thing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | But with love, we need the guardrails God provides in Scripture

Being fed in the school cafeteria

Being fed in the school cafeteria

By Chelsea Kolz Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | The kids in my high school used to fling pats of butter into the air with the purpose of sticking them to the cafeteria ceiling. Every day we ate with butter…

A reminder of the basics

A reminder of the basics

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Barb and I visited Sue yesterday evening. Sue has been laid up for five weeks in a wheelchair after an operation on her ankle, her second time under the…

The ‘IRS’ calling

The ‘IRS’ calling

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | The letters “IRS” used to instill terror. Nowadays they tend to instill terror and contempt. But never mind all that. The threatening IRS phone call I…

A bag with holes

A bag with holes

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I know someone who has patiently built up a thriving business with his artistic skills. The only problem is that he is employing those talents in the new…

These are the good old days

These are the good old days

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | We can never know about the days to come But we think about them anyway. And I wonder if I’m really with you now Or just chasing after some finer day.

Lessons from three men in a tub of debt

Lessons from three men in a tub of debt

By Bill Newton
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Business | I know of three Christian businessmen who began their careers using heavy leverage—meaning they borrowed a lot of money. Each learned the biblical warnings…

Becoming free indeed

Becoming free indeed

By Jeff Koch
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Faith & Inspiration | The Fourth of July is a great day to celebrate freedom—from the Redcoats, of course. But on this Independence Day I also celebrate freedom from delusion—a…

Hurt feelings? You’re in good company

Hurt feelings? You’re in good company

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When was the last time you got your feelings hurt? Has it been even 24 hours? Maybe the person you thought was your best friend named someone else as her best…

Shaking off a little green witch dust

Shaking off a little green witch dust

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | In C.S. Lewis’ The Silver Chair , our heroes Rilian, Eustace, and Puddleglum come very close to being bewitched by the Lady of the Green Kirtle into forgetting…

Insight from my Jewish neighbor

Insight from my Jewish neighbor

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My Jewish neighbor and I went out for coffee the other day and talked about the Torah. As she had been born Catholic, I asked about her 25-year-old conversion…

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