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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."

This is the second blog in a series on warmth and sincerity; All we could think to say, was, “Thanks Mom and Dad.” But I could see that stuff didn’t give, or take away, warmth and sincerity. I could feel […]

This is the first of a series of blogs on warmth and sincerity: Let’s talk about warmth and sincerity. Where they come from and how they bring us along to where they are going. I believe warmth and sincerity come […]

Published by The Daily Star in Oneonta, NY November is National Adoption Month By Cheryl Petersen The 40th anniversary of National Adoption Month highlights the power to adopt new ideas; to celebrate adults and children alike, who adopt new thoughts, […]

Published by The Daily Star Newspaper in Oneonta, NY Memories invoke writing By Cheryl Petersen Conveying the word “veteran” in its broadest meanings, 97-year old, John Powers, talks about life and his recent online publication of two stories titled, “The […]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016) scored big in imagination and ingenuity. The plotline follows Jacob, a young teen, to a faraway land of fantasy and chilling monsters. My first thought: I would NEVER take my kids to this […]

We participate as an audience inside auditoriums, sacred buildings and theaters. Audiences observe, take in and expand on messages. Good audience etiquette teaches us not to interrupt. But messages leading to inequality need to be interrupted. And messages leading to […]

Recently reported on NPR, the issue of transgender bathrooms keeps popping up. For many reasons, good and bad on both sides of those for or against who uses what bathroom. When I think of the issue, I can’t get past […]

The second edition of my book, A Foster Child Comes to Stay with Josie and Brooke, is now available on Amazon. It ‘s a true story about hope and assurance. Two girls learn about one big family in love. A quote […]

In a recent conversation about church, I had to to think afterward. Our conversation touched upon the fact that church attendance is in decline and the number of nons (people who identify themselves as non-religious) is increasing. I remarked that […]

“This is a special gift you are to offer…” said Ezekiel the prophet. Then he rambles on about offering measured ephahs, homers of wheat, and grain offerings. About throwing blood on the doorposts and corners of the temple. To be […]

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