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Human Suffering, and Wondering What God Is Doing about It

On one of the Christian Google communities I follow, a perfidious little troll regularly posts photos of starving children, highlighting his point with accompanying commentary like, “Where is the good and gracious God?” Actually, he’s more verbally adroit than that — quite shrewd, actually — and … Continue reading

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Our Obsession with Success

If you want people to read an article you write, or watch a video you post, just make sure that the title has the word, “Success” in it. (I know. I just did that. Did it work?) Fortunately, I am … Continue reading

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We’re Not Rich, but We OWN Our House

Sixteen years ago, my husband the Norwegian Artist and I had an improbable dream: we wanted to find a place in the country and raise our kids there. I say improbable because 1) we had four kids and 2) we … Continue reading

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Money Isn’t the Only Blessing

Years ago, I spoke with a new mom about being lonely, and mentioned that I had experienced my share of that painful condition. “Oh, I’m not LONELY!” she shot back, as if we were discussing leprosy or something. You get the same reaction … Continue reading

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The Simple Life: Follow the Old Saying

What’s the old saying? Use it up; Wear it out; Make it do; Do without. I always have to look this up because I can never remember the order of 11 simple words, although I know they rhyme somehow. I … Continue reading

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How Much Are You Worth?

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. Steve Says: Carolyn recently published an article, Is Your Job Meaningless? based upon a recent Internet search I did on the terms, “meaningful jobs.” We were both intrigued … Continue reading

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Shop Like a Man

My husband, The Norwegian Artist, is a really boring person to go shopping with. I’d say that he shops like a man, except that in this politically correct environment which spews smog over every thought we have and word we utter, … Continue reading

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Are You Poor?

“Poor” is such a wretched word, and most of us tend to get offended when it’s applied to us — that’s why we like the term, “middle class,” because even “lower middle class” is better than poor. But who, or … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Children

From Start Your Week with Steve, the weekly newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. Steve Says: “I have four children, most of them young adults, and one grandchild (and yes, what you’ve heard about being a grandparent is true: it’s fun, … Continue reading

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Achieving Success

 From the Start Your Week with Steve Newsletter by Steve Henderson Fine Art Steve Says: “Have I made a success of my life? “This is one of those thoughts that arrives unawares, unannounced, and uninvited, generally around 2 a.m., but it can … Continue reading

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