Faith & Inspiration

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Three old friends reflecting

Three old friends reflecting

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | When three old friends in their 60s get together for coffee and conversation, there are long glances backward and short ones on the remains of the day. We…

Really being prepared

Really being prepared

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | When he was 11 years old, he knew the Boy Scout motto: Be prepared. For years he put that motto into practice on campouts, in school, in sports, and at home.

The power of negative thinking

By Marvin Olasky
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Faith & Inspiration | Fewer baseball players may be taking steroids now, but they’re still demanding injections of something else: confidence. Many pitchers, when they’re going…

Better than a mere human

Better than a mere human

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Today I am thinking about the whole Christian life from the perspective of slowness to anger. “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to…

Paul’s letter to the Laodiceans

Paul’s letter to the Laodiceans

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | “And when this letter has been read among you, have it also read in the church of the Laodiceans; and see that you also read the letter from Laodicea”

By all means saving some

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I was in Brooklyn over the weekend, taking a stroll with my granddaughter and wondering how her faith is faring since I saw her last. Brooklyn is a beautiful…

Enduring contempt

Enduring contempt

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | A series of unfortunate events landed me in a doctor’s waiting room, where I expected and received the contempt of the two ladies manning the reception…

Rightly dividing

Rightly dividing

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I am rightly dividing our labors, God’s and mine, these days. I am clearer on what His work is and what my work is, and learning not to confuse the two. He…

The for sale sign

The for sale sign

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | I moved into my house 27 years ago, and the house across the street had already been in the same family for two decades. Last Friday, after half a century of…

Remember to say, ‘But God …’

Remember to say, ‘But God …’

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | But God ,being rich in mercy … made us alive together with Christ …” (Ephesians 2:4, ESV). I love the phrase “but God.” I say “but God” all…

How to feel good

How to feel good

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | Do you want to feel good throughout the day? I mean mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Do you want to be happy, not hagridden, as you go along? I find…

The small things add up

The small things add up

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | The devil really is in the details. That is to say, we are mistaken to imagine that we will go out there and do grand things for God, while in the small matters…

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