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‘Whatever is true … whatever is lovely …’

Faith & Inspiration | Not allowing the evil of this world to dominate our thoughts
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 1/17/17, 05:26 pm

There are things I wish I’d never heard of. Images seen that cannot now be unseen. Films that had best not been watched. Photos once snapped, undeletable. A blood relation, unbeknownst to me at the time, took my son to see The Silence of the Lambs when he was 10, and the boy was damaged goods upon return.

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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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