Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine. Her commentary has been compiled into three books, including Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, a collection of reflective essays written in the wake of her husband's death. Andrée resides in Philadelphia, Penn.

 

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The time machine

Faith & Inspiration | Live your life as if it is always being recorded
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 12/29/16, 10:45 am

The family came up with a no-gifts rule for Christmas, children excepted. I got a bright idea, necessity being the mother of invention: I unearthed long-forgotten cassette tapes of my kids’ early years, had them transferred to CD, and gave each adult child his own voice in a basket of homemade granola, salsa, and cranberry sauce. Something for you to think about next year if your kids decree a no-gift rule.

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A one-year vow

Faith & Inspiration | Pursuing a right and Biblical perspective
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 12/22/16, 09:12 am

On Dec. 8 I decided on a one-year experiment. Some of us will not be here in a year, which I hasten to acknowledge, under advisement of Scripture that those who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit” should rather say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that” (James 4:13-15).

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Family gatherings

Faith & Inspiration | Close relationships on earth are important but not ultimate
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 12/16/16, 11:00 am

“While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, asking to speak to him. But he replied to the man who told him, ‘Who is my mother, and who are my brothers?’ And stretching out his hand toward his disciples, he said, ‘Here are my mother and my brothers! For whoever does the will of my Father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother’” (Matthew 12:46-50).

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