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The lost art of thinking

The lost art of thinking

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Recently a friend visiting from Florida asked me to meet her at Dunkin’ Donuts, so I went at the appointed time but she was late. I received her text upon…

Warp speed

Warp speed

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Attitudes change at a breathtaking pace as Americans strive to be au courant

Writing lessons from Maya Angelou

By Chelsea Boes
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Essay | I often complain to my husband that nothing ever happens to me. At least, nothing happens to me compared to Maya Angelou.  If you read the obituaries of…

No atheists in a foxhole

No atheists in a foxhole

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | They say there are no atheists in foxholes, but it’s not precisely true, of course. Our best authority on this is Scripture itself where we read that the…

My personal earthquake

My personal earthquake

By Chelsea Boes
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Parenting | This April, in the first days after my husband and I learned a baby was coming to us—certain and irreversible as a tracked train—I cried for several days.

Put on without being a put-on

Put on without being a put-on

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Language is fascinating. I recently finished translating a 42-page testimony by a Nicaraguan student in my English as a second language class, and I was…

Through the window

Through the window

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A lot can happen when one is left open

Lessons on ingratitude from <em>Madame Bovary</em>

Lessons on ingratitude from Madame Bovary

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | This week I read my very first classic French novel, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. The book had a pleasant fatness and pages browned by too many years…

Compassion in the midst of evil

Compassion in the midst of evil

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | God commands us to have compassion, as well as zealousness for truth. The question of the hour for Christians—today more than ever—is how to fulfill both…

Praying for peaches

Praying for peaches

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | My father hasn’t done well with the cherry tree this year. My husband looked up the symptoms and it seems a fungus that goes for pitted fruit is the…

The only bright spot in Friday’s Supreme Court ruling

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I am going to save my June 27,2015, edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer with its headline “GAY MARRIAGE CONSTITUTIONAL.” I will place it in the attic along…

After we’ve blown it

After we’ve blown it

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Doing what is right after having done wrong

 
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