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forgiveness

A closer look at what makes my life “work.”

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A slogan I thought was for me can also be against me & against unity.

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Seeking the best in several denominations, not the best one.

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If the Tutsi can live next to those who devastated them, I can try forgiveness.

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Saying “I’m sorry” can be hard. Living it day by day is more important.

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There’s plenty to be disappointed in, but examples of love exist, too.

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Thoughts on regret, Jesus, defiance and other topics you raised.

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From my oh-so-wise adult perspective, I’ve always seen teenagers as having their own special way of behaving toward one another: Someone looks at you funny, someone happens to whisper or laugh just as you walk by, you’re sure someone doesn’t like you…and then everything snowballs out of control. When certain scenarios in our adult lives […]

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Today is Q and S’s first day of school. They donned new school clothes and shoes, brushed and smoothed their hair until it shone, smiled for pictures on the front porch, then walked three blocks down the sidewalk with quite a load: backpacks, lunches, bulging bags of school supplies, and four parents. This is the […]

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Today is the last day of sleepover camp for my stepdaughter Havah, and Quillin, my oldest daughter. It’s her first time away from home like this. Jason and I dropped the girls off at Mennohaven camp in Tiskilwa, Illinois, last Sunday, and today I’m catching a ride with R and her partner B to help […]

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