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Cheryl Petersen engages and advances divine Science, interpreting harmony to the universe. Cheryl's book is, "21st Century Science and Health."

We were at a community festival. With a few minutes of free time. Spontaneity hit and we started yammering. “I’ve lost a lot of friends the past few years,” he soon said, matter-of-factly. I nodded. And, our conversation about politics […]

The Human Origins exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City is fascinating and rather inclusive. Detailed visuals explain the theory of evolution rather well. There is also a corner where experts comment on their ability […]

The following numbers frighten more than horror movies: Helpguide.org reports that “Roughly 50 percent of individuals with severe mental disorders are affected by substance abuse. [And] 37 percent of alcohol abusers and 53 percent of drug abusers also have at […]

The other day, someone said that God was invented. Maybe. Although I believe pretty strongly that God is real, is divine Spirit. Power itself. I will admit however that if someone else hadn’t invented God, I would. I would do […]

Respect for thoughtfulness grew as I listened to Dr. Terrlyn Curry Avery* speak at Hartford Seminary last month. Wounded by Religion, was her subject of conversation, and converse she did as she questions and remarks were fielded from our audience. […]

Forget matches or BBQ lighters, at our traditional July 4 celebration, Louie ignited the Bernzomatic torch to light fireworks. There were six children between our farm families and we each had about 20 sparklers to light and run around the […]

If you’ve escaped a toxic relationship, keep moving forward. If you got a better job, keep at it. If you joined a better church, stay worshipful at it. If you miss the friends you’ve outgrown, make new friends. Don’t fraternize […]

You can say I’m in denial, but I don’t think the cancer killed my Dad. He is still alive to me. And, I think of Dad more often than on Father’s Day. Don’t get me wrong. My experience is not […]

First read in Farm Show magazine May 2018: Written by Anonymous The other day, a friend at a store in our town read that a methamphetamine lab had been found in an old farmhouse not far away and he asked […]