Posts filed under: Who is my neighbor?

Today I have the honor of sharing this beautiful Mother’s Day tribute by my dear friend Jessica Ryder-Khalil. Our relationships with our moms are full of complexities; it is often not until we are older (and until some of us...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I never thought a suicide bombing would teach me something about thanksgiving. On April 9, 2017, ISIL claimed responsibility for explosions in two Coptic Orthodox Churches in Northern Egypt, killing at least 45 worshipers and injuring over...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail I occasionally indulge in the bad habit of checking Facebook or my news feed in the morning. It’s always a bad idea because it often puts me in an awful mood, especially since the tone of...
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A guest post by Maria Andrawis During the time of persecution in Egypt, when Christianity was still illegal and the Roman army was known to severely torture and kill Christians in the country, a young pagan named Pachomius was conscripted to the...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Today is inauguration day in the United States of America. Millions of Americans are certainly jubilant. Millions are also understandably skeptical, and millions are justifiably angry, worried, concerned, and afraid. There is one thing, however, that...
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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 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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