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Serving those who serve

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Marriage | Jean Burden has faithfully supported her husband Jack’s military career through 52 years of marriage—a Veterans Day tribute

What does it mean to be our brother’s keeper?

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Compassion | Some years ago our family faced a series of crises that left us temporarily unable to cope on our own. My doctor prescribed anti-depressants, but I never took…

On Labor Day and the meaning of work

On Labor Day and the meaning of work

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Faith & Inspiration | On Labor Day let us first consider the dwarfs, who in Disney's Snow White have much to teach. Each day they march off to the mines singing: "We dig dig dig dig…

Two women, two legacies

Two women, two legacies

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Issues | Like many moms who've had to navigate the supermarket checkout lines with children in tow, I've held a special place of contempt for Cosmopolitan magazine,

A father to the fatherless

A father to the fatherless

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Faith & Inspiration | I used to think there wasn't much to celebrate on Father's Day. Like many American kids, I never really had anyone to buy a card for. My father left when I…

Abortion times a-changin'

Abortion times a-changin'

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Abortion | In 1973, in my feminist folly, I did a victory dance when nine black-robed men somehow found a constitutional "right to privacy" and made abortion the law of…

The Wild Things and us

The Wild Things and us

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Books | On hearing this morning of the death of Maurice Sendak, four days after he suffered a stroke in Danbury, Conn., I pulled out his 1964 children's classic Where

Here's to wisdom

Here's to wisdom

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Culture | Fools spring eternal-through all cultures and all eras. No exception for our own. But rather than discount them as burdens, we'd do well to see the blessing.

Remember the Resurrection

Remember the Resurrection

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Faith & Inspiration | I'll never forget our family's first Christian Easter. With the children snuggled down for the night, my husband, Tripp, and I dutifully filled five waiting…

Reel love

Reel love

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Movies | Ah, love! The celebration of St. Valentine's Day lends love a special focus each February. But for believers, love can be a celebration every day-and hardly…

Cutting through the pink fog

Cutting through the pink fog

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Abortion | Perhaps the best thing to come from the Komen/Planned Parenthood debacle this month is that the secret is now out in the open: Over the years, Susan G. Komen…

Praying for a miracle

Praying for a miracle

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Family | After a long custody battle, Lisa Miller faces the possibility Monday of losing her daughter to the girl's claimed "other mother"

 
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