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Susan Hines-Brigger

Praised Bee

By Susan Hines-Brigger March 27, 2020

If you are looking for Martin Marklin, you will likely find him in one of two places—either tending to the 100–150 beehives on his farm in New..

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Editorial: Follow Your Conscience

By Susan Hines-Brigger February 26, 2020

Conscience: “. . . a judgment of reason whereby the human person recognizes the moral quality of a concrete act that he is going to perform, is in..

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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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