Grief & Suffering
Sophia Lee

Remembering the lost dead

Immigration | Graves without names on the U.S. southern border
by Sophia Lee
Posted 3/04/19, 02:54 pm

The drive to Holtville, Calif., a tiny desert city near the U.S.-Mexican border, runs on an asphalt ribbon winding through the forbidden Southwest wilderness: A white sun beats down on cactuses and sand. Granite rocks sit stacked on each other like blobs of baked dough. Shrubs sprout from dusty hills like an old man’s unbrushed hair. Blankets of snow and blustery winds hint at freezing nighttime temperatures. And all throughout that drive between mountains and deserts, I thought about the thousands of migrants who have died in these valleys.

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Mind and body

Health | Mental illness, like physical illness, may afflict Christians in this world
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 2/19/19, 11:41 am

“Don’t tell me a Christian should never need psychiatric treatment. In my opinion, a Christian may need treatment even more than an unbeliever, because the life Christ asks us to lead is so fundamentally opposed to the way the world works.”

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Ed Plowman, journalist

Obituary | Remembering the pastor, editor, and writer with The Right Stuff
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/22/18, 04:13 pm

The news that WORLD senior writer Ed Plowman had died at age 87 on Dec. 19 sent me looking back at 224 emails from him and 267 stories he wrote for WORLD from 1997 through early this year.

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