Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is the author of three books: Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, Normal Kingdom Business, and We Shall Have Spring Again.

Living skillfully

Vocation | God has given us abilities, and we can ask for more
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 3/29/17, 04:36 pm

When I worked at The Golden Spike one summer in the ’70s, one head waitress could breeze through the dining room and spot what every table needed. I could not. It was a short gig.

Everybody in the world is good at something and bad at something. The exception would be Leonardo da Vinci, who was good at everything—painting, inventing, sculpting, building, engineering, astronomy, anatomy, geology, botany, cartography, paleontology, and ichnology, which most of us haven’t even heard of.

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Charles and Claudia

Voices | A story for those with eyes to see
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 3/14/17, 01:35 pm

If you wish to walk the straight and narrow and not end your life by reaping the whirlwind, hearken to my tale of woe. 

Charles had known many women, but Claudia was the apple of his eye. Just standing on the corner of her street till she might appear through her front door, he was in paradise. Claudia was his pearl of great price, and he wanted to proclaim his love from the housetops. He believed that being yoked with her would be heaven. 

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A choice to rejoice

Voices | We don’t have to live in bondage to worries
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 3/02/17, 09:42 am

When you wake up in the morning, the first thing you try to think of is what day it is. “It’s Tuesday,” you say to yourself. It means you’re not going to church because it isn’t Sunday, and you don’t have the day off because it isn’t Saturday. It will be the regular Tuesday routine plus the errands on your list. All this cogitation takes place in the space of a moment.

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