All posts by: phoebe@beingincommunity.com

By Phoebe Farag Mikhail The quietness between December 26th and January 1st is one of my favorite times of the year. In Western countries, everything slows down. Even when I had to go to work, things were quieter, there were...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Are you a non-Christian who celebrates Christmas? Recently my Muslim friend Eman posted this question on her Facebook page. She had read an interesting article from the Pew Research Center with a surprising statistic: 81% of...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail This past Sunday, as I carried my baby and ushered my daughter towards the front of the church to take communion, I could not help but see the image of this little boy in my mind....
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Welcome to what might become a yearly tradition on Being in Community. I have put together for you a post full of book and gift recommendations, coupon codes and THIRTEEN giveaways! In order to enter the...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail One recent morning, I had to take a pause to reflect on the amazing power of technology. The day before, my refrigerator stopped working. I shopped around online and found a new one that fit the...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end for an exciting book giveaway! Christine Meyer, MD started running to fight off postpartum depression, and soon after discovered her dearest aunt had cancer. When she decided she had to run the...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Someone is going to win the U.S. presidential election this November, and I am among many who are awaiting this day in trepidation. There are so many important issues at stake, and every four years, the...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I recently started reading a book to help me figure out some issues I’ve been dealing with concerning one of my children. I felt frustrated; the issues were sucking away time that I needed to be...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail For me, September marks the new year much more so than January. September is when school begins, when a new season begins, with new schedules and routines … and new resolve to make this year better....
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail The phone rang at 10 pm. I must admit, I was irritated. Until I heard her trembling voice. “Mice. I have mice in the apartment and I don’t know what to do, please tell me what...
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