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Don't Miss the Most Beautiful Part of God's Creation—People

Pastor and author Eugene Peterson notes that it's easy for us to look at the grandeur and beauty of the mountains or to bask in the warmth of the spring sun and recognize the beauty of creation. Yet, sometimes we ignore the people right in front of us. Peterson writes,

Several years ago one of my students who ...

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