Faith & Inspiration

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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

Happy days of despair

Happy days of despair

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Faith & Inspiration | What can keep good times from becoming banal and empty?

Life with father

Life with father

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | The typical post-election question is, will the two political parties compromise for the sake of the American people? Regarding compromise, it is well to…

Taking precautions

Taking precautions

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “… When the great crowd heard all that he was doing, they came to him. And he told his disciples to have a boat ready for him because of the crowd, lest…

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…

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