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First, it’s imperative to share your feelings with someone you love. For me, that person is my wife, Ritu. When I was feeling down, she didn’t say, “I’m sorry”; she simply held my hands and said, “You’ve been so brave. I’m here for you.” Her reassurance meant so much.
One way to do so is by constructing age-appropriate school curricula, taking what we have learned from COVID-19 and teaching schoolchildren about germs, hygiene, vaccines and immunity. Just as important, we must remove some of the fear of their environment that we have inculcated in them.
In this season of giving and gratitude, I am inspired by how generously the people in our region showed up on Give to the Max day, which was Nov. 17 this year. In just five days, over $85,000 was raised by Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s (SMIF) 30 community foundations. As a donor myself, I am so moved by the generosity of our area residents.
Christian nationalism deflates God into their own likeness while turning all the teachings of first century Jesus upside down, linking the future of the church with the future of America. It is a fusion of Christianity and nationalism all dressed up as patriotism, making a mockery of true Christians.

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It may simply be impossible to please all of his constituencies. Perhaps the solution is not to try? McCarthy could instead agree to relinquish much of the power the speaker historically never had in the first place.
There are just 280,000 of them left worldwide, a tiny handful of aging men and women. Soon, there will be no one left to say, on firsthand witness, This is what happened, this is what it was like.
The easy answer is what has been dubbed "immunity debt," incurred by past winter seasons with mask-wearing. But a more complete explanation may lie in a phenomenon called "viral interference."
In the 1960s and ‘70s, global population growth was a huge concern. Scientists and the popular press spoke of a population explosion that threatened to cause famine, poverty and depletion of the Earth’s natural resources. The world’s population had grown at an accelerating rate from just under 1 billion in 1800 to 2 billion in 1928 and 3 billion in 1960, with growth peaking at 2.1% per year in 1968.
Whether we have hate in mind or not, misplaced humor can feed hateful attitudes and lead to dangerous acts.

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"The inner peace that Jesus promised the faithful pulled us away from our fears of scarcity, a root motivator initiating our domination instinct over others, and helped us to realize that our neighbors were actually part of the same great big body of believers."
Everything has changed from 2020. Consumer demand seems almost indestructible, and job security is strong. The Biden administration was slow to see all this coming, and made missteps. It's time for a reset.
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