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Protesters and preachers

Faith & Inspiration | Bernie Sanders supporters hear the Word of God outside last week’s Democratic convention
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 8/02/16, 11:54 am

PHILADELPHIA—Last week I was a face among the Bernie Sanders supporters pressing our noses to the chain-link fence shutting us out from the Wells Fargo Center, where the defenestration of their champion was underway.

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An escape from death

Faith & Inspiration | A visit to the ER serves as a stark reminder of keeping your vows of obedience
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 7/28/16, 01:36 pm

I ended up in the hospital emergency room a couple of weeks ago. This time I forewent the $1,200 out-of-pocket ambulance ride of 2002 infamy and drove myself. I rather wish now I had stayed at home, for the symptoms only mimicked cardiac failure. But it was not altogether without value to inhabit for a week the perspective of someone believing she is soon to leave this world.

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Obsession with the opinion of others

Faith & Inspiration | ‘Don’t worry about what people think of you. They don’t even think of you’
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 7/14/16, 03:07 pm

News at last week’s Tuesday church staff meeting: The ladies’ and men’s rooms on the main floor ran out of toilet paper during our town’s Fourth of July parade. A dropped text on my part requesting I come in on Independence Day morning was the proximate cause. I had brought dishonor on myself. There is nothing for me but the fate of Ahithophel (2 Samuel 17:1-23) and the hara-kiri of Japanese Gen. Nogi Maresuke.

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