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Susan Hines-Brigger

Editorial: The Greta Effect

By Susan Hines-Brigger October 29, 2019

“The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us, I say: We will never forgive you.”—Greta Thunberg

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Blessings in Our Brokenness

By Susan Hines-Brigger September 27, 2019

On the bookshelf in the corner of my bedroom sits a ceramic toad. Yes, a toad. It is nothing great to look at. In fact, it’s dull, dusty, and..

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Continuing Education

By Susan Hines-Brigger August 23, 2019

For many across the country, the school year is just getting underway. We parents will load our kids up with all the necessary supplies—except..

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The Power of Voices

By Susan Hines-Brigger June 24, 2019

Anytime someone asks me what I do for a living, I tell them I’m a storyteller. Sure, I have a more formal title than that, but telling stories is..

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No More Excuses, Please

By Susan Hines-Brigger May 23, 2019

This past April, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI returned to the public eye in a spectacular fashion. In response to the February meeting of the..

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A Voice for Justice

By Susan Hines-Brigger April 28, 2019

This is a story about the power of faith in the face of a formidable challenge—a choice between the difficult road and the right one. This is..

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Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

By Susan Hines-Brigger April 28, 2019

Two months ago, the world was rocked yet again by another mass shooting. This time it was at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and was..

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What Sparks Joy in You?

By Susan Hines-Brigger March 26, 2019

am mildly obsessed with all things organizational—planners, office supplies, boxes, baskets, bins. If it can make my life more efficient or..

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Be Present

By Susan Hines-Brigger February 25, 2019

At the beginning of each year, I try to find a phrase that will challenge me to grow for the next 12 months—physically, emotionally, and..

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‘I Like You’

By Susan Hines-Brigger January 25, 2019

Do you remember when you were younger, and friends used to ask if you “liked” someone? I mean “liked” in the sense that you thought that person..

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