Posts filed under: Who is my neighbor?

by Phoebe Farag Mikhail Last Wednesday I finished a Valentine craft with my children, reading to them verses about God’s unconditional love for them. Yesterday I had a heart to heart talk with my daughter in the car about why...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail It happens regularly. A scroll down my newsfeed screams outrage about the latest tweet, rant, or hateful comment. Soon, I start to feel the same anger welling up inside me, the darkness around me, and almost...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end to learn how to access the free craft printable, to use with all of your loved ones as a reminder of God’s unconditional love! Today we begin the month of February, marked...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail I feel more deeply saddened and troubled every time I read an opinion about the recent sexual assault allegations against Aziz Ansari.  There are people disappointed in him, blaming her, and everything in the middle. The...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail The news is abuzz these days about President Trump’s recent announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Joining many others with concern over this development, I shared the Coptic Orthodox Church’s statement on that matter...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I am pleased to announce the Being in Community Book of the Year for 2017! When you read Irene Noor’s debut novel, Yet, Home, you will agree that this book deserves the title and more. (Click...
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A guest post by photographer Mary Jasmin Yostos  Mary Jasmin Yostos is not just a childhood friend, but also one of my favorite photographers to follow. I love how she manages to capture beauty in the ordinary with her camera;...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail Occasionally a book arrives in my life at just the perfect time and speaks directly into my heart. My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes: A Journey Through Loss in Art and Color is one such book....
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I recently traveled overseas with my family. Due to traffic we arrived late to check-in, and so our family of five was seated in two different sections of the plane. I was frantically trying to find...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end to learn how to enter the giveaway for one of three copies of How to do good: Essays on building a better world. There is a scene in the movie Hidden Figures...
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