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The Seventh-day Adventist Church in the Pacific Southwest

Joy in the Mourning

“I don’t know if I want kids,” I told my husband more than once. “I could live with or without them,” my phlegmatic husband would …

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The Other Virus

When I was a child, I remember the virus that infested our town, our state, our country, the United States of America: a very consuming …

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Team Kindness

lady putting on mask

The date was March 30, 2020. Our state governor had just issued a stay-at-home order. No more than 10 people were allowed to gather at …

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Unbiased Thinking

lady reading a book

I’m not usually angry when I walk out of a doctor’s visit, but apparently there’s a first time for everything. You see, today was my …

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And Then What?

standing near a misty forest

I must have walked up on a heated political discussion being held by a handful of salt-of-the-earth-looking kind of folks, although unmasked and not socially …

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What is Love?

Teenage boys can be the most loving people on earth sometimes. No. Really. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about love and kindness lately. …

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Who Gets the Blessing?

inside of car - lady driving

I’m temporarily living in a duplex we own in the small tourist town of Marietta, Ohio. After living 20 years in an old farmhouse surrounded …

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The Gift of Kindness

It was January of 2014 and I was living blocks away from Brooklyn College in South Brooklyn, just off of the Q train en route …

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