Making things complicated

Faith & Inspiration | Beware of losing the simple teachings of God
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 12/01/16, 04:57 pm

Long ago someone gave me a book on potty training. That’s right, a book. I underlined four or five helpful sentences and threw away the rest.

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Not knowing what was coming

Faith & Inspiration | A visit to the dental clinic brings to mind thoughts of physical torture
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 11/22/16, 02:36 pm

I’m glad I didn’t know what was coming the other day. I knew I had a dentist appointment at 1:30 p.m., but I thought it would be one of those do-nothing kinds again where they look in my mouth and say I definitely need to come back soon, and then I see the receptionist on the way out for a card. I’ve had a lot of those for some reason.

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Illustration by Krieg Barrie

My hospice training

Faith & Inspiration | Hearing some good—and some terrible—advice for helping the dying
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 11/21/16, 03:21 pm

“Save others by snatching them out of the fire,” Jude 23 says. That sounded like a good description of visiting dying people, so I followed an insistent friend to a hospice volunteer training meeting.

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