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December 17, 2014

If Jesus Is the Prince of Peace, Where’s the Peace?

By: 
Drew Larson
Jesus is the Prince of Peace

For all its manifold charms—Vince Guaraldi’s evergreen jazz score first among them—the highlight of the Charlie Brown Christmas special is the moment when Linus recites the story of the angels announcing Jesus’ birth.

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December 12, 2014

Five Ways to De-Stress the Christmas Season

By: 
Katie Ziegler

It seems every year the pressure surrounding Christmas gift-giving spins more and more out of control. 

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December 10, 2014

How to Help Friends Who Are Hurting

By: 
Steve Tamayo
Advent, helping friends in pain

I had only been married for a few years when cancer tried to kill my mother-in-law. 

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December 04, 2014

What Are You Waiting For?

By: 
Jen Herrmann
waiting

Waiting for presents on Christmas morning was never the hard part.

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December 01, 2014

7 Ways to Give More Money Away, Part 1

By: 
Adam Jeske
Giving Tuesday

You may have heard that tomorrow is Giving Tuesday.

You may have also heard that if you want to be happy, you should give money away.

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November 26, 2014

Crossing Cultures at the Table

By: 
Jessica Fick
Crossing cultures at Thanksgiving

Crossing cultures doesn’t simply happen when you board a plane or go overseas. 

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November 20, 2014

The Power of Radical Hospitality

By: 
Amy Hauptman
Radical hospitality

I had reached my breaking point.

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November 13, 2014

Want to Be Happy? Give Money Away

By: 
Adam Jeske

It’s easy to find people who say, “It is better to give than to receive.”

It’s hard to find people who live like that’s true.

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November 12, 2014

The Discipline I Almost Missed

By: 
Lisa Liou
Learning to celebrate

I’m a practical Midwestern girl, born to a certified public accountant. 

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