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Adoption Stories: From Tragedy to Inspiration

They sit side-by-side, a palpable warmth between them.
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Beauty for Ashes

Is this not the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the...

Women’s Elusive Quest for Balance

Dr. Linda Beail, political science professor and director of PLNU’s Margaret Stevenson Center for Women’s Studies, addresses the highly-disputed question: Can women really have it all?

The Unexpected Faces of Homelessness: Families with Children

Eight-year-old Jason is a friendly, outgoing boy with wavy blonde hair and a quick smile. His favorite subject is math, and he loves reading...

Charlottesville: How to Heal

The news coming out of Charlottesville, Va., was disturbing on many levels, but one piece of news made my body tense and my head...
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Rising Influence: China and the World Economy

This year, China has overtaken Japan as the second largest economy in the world. By 2025 or 2026, it is likely to supplant the...

When the New War Comes Home

Retired Marine Staff Sgt. Obom Bowen, 34, has big plans. When asked what his dreams are for the future, he has them laid out...

To Spend or Not to Spend

The current economic state of our nation and world has created a lot of confusion. On the one hand, we are told that rampant...

Where the World Meets the Street

It’s in the mundane moments that the big picture becomes visible.

Have More = Give Less

Part of America’s history has been a tale of increasing prosperity for both the nation as a whole and for the average American. Among...

A Fighting Spirit

Eddie’s feet pounded the pavement in quick succession as he jogged home from the high-risk youth day camp he attended after school. He didn’t...

Bonds Without Borders

“La Posada” is a tradition that has been celebrated in Mexico going back as far as 400 years, where people go from door to...