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Photo by Franco Pecchio

Photo by Franco Pecchio

By Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

Late last year, I had a miscarriage at eight weeks. Almost exactly six months later, my husband, my three-year-old son, and I temporarily relocated to Kenya for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

These two events — a sorrowful loss and an exhilarating opportunity — are inextricably linked. (more…)

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Photo by Nishanth Jois

Photo by Nishanth Jois

By Ann Chen

It says in Proverbs 13:12, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.”

I’ve always thought about this particular proverb in one particular way: When we hope for something, and it doesn’t happen, our hearts are sad. When it does, we find joy and life.  Who of us hasn’t had moments of disappointment as well as celebrations, and consequently, also our share of emotional peaks and valleys? (more…)

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