THE AMISH COOK: Most awaited day arrives – Ledger Independent

Take a moment to get the picture- it’s Wednesday evening of the big day- the final adoption of our precious foster children. Hosanna, age 4 flitting here and there through the group of family and friends, gathering for the celebration party at Daniel’s shop. I took a moment…

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Visitors flock to California’s Flower Fields – Yahoo News

The Daily BeastGeorge Floyd’s Brother Breaks Down on the Stand: He ‘Was the Leader in Our House’Brandon Bell/GettyGeorge Floyd’s younger brother broke down in tears on the stand Monday as he recalled seeing his sibling for the last time at their mother’s funeral in 2018.“George just sat there…

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Virtual churches, real prayers: How COVID-19 is changing the holy seasons – The Globe and Mail

Illustration by Myriam Wares Whatever else you call it, this is some kind of quiet heroism. Six days a week at 7 a.m., in a front room of his house, before an altar and two candles, with his cellphone perched on a tripod, Father Aaron Orear, rector of…

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27 ways to make the Inland Northwest an even better place to live – Pacific Northwest Inlander

Young Kwak photo One idea submitted to the Inlander would involve making Riverfront Park part of a lifesized treasure hunt. As we begin to see the light at the end of the pandemic, what could we do (or at least start) this year to make the Inland Northwest…

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The ‘Prophets’ and ‘Apostles’ Leading the Quiet Revolution in American Religio… –

A quiet revolution is taking place in America religion, say Brad Christerson and Richard Flory, authors of The Rise of Network Christianity: How Independent Leaders Are Changing the Religious Landscape. Largely behind the scenes, a group of mostly self-proclaimed “apostles,” leading ministries from North Carolina to Southern California,…