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Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell

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A Reader Responds

If you follow The Twelve with any regularity, you may recognize the name Marty Wondaal. Marty often comments on the post of the day, especially if the blog showed some left leaning tendencies. A few months back, after my post,…
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Dancing in Dubuque

Dubuque, Iowa is a middle-size city on the Mississippi River where Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin meet. It’s a rather gritty river town, now splashed with drops of casino glitz. I’m in Dubuque often because my daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter live…
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Is Psychology Everything?

Once upon a time, I was suspicious of psychology. It was an enemy of faith. Psychology purported that healthy, balanced people did not need religion. Psychology was an explainer-away of all things sacred. Religion was an illusion, wish fulfillment, the…
February 20, 2018
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Giving Tuesday

by Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell It is Giving Tuesday, the day you are asked to be generous, to support your favorite charities. And of course, we are asking you to include The Twelve/Perspectives Journal on your list. Please. For Reformed folk, however,…
November 28, 2017