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Columbus/Indigenous People’s Day: 4 Ways Writing Helps You Honor & Discover

The act of writing is a journey, an exploration. It is also an excellent way to acknowledge the past and express gratitude for what came before. Why is that relevant today? Today is Indigenous People’s Day in many places in America. The day acknowledges the American people who were here before Europeans arrived en masse. …

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Remember the Fallen: Three Reasons We Need Flawed, Imperfect Heroes

As Memorial Day approaches, let’s take a moment to contemplate “fallen heroes” in our own lives—even if they’re still alive. “Who is a spiritual hero in your life?” A few weeks ago, this was the ice-breaker question at a small bible study I attended. As others in the group began volunteering answers, I remained stymied: …

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