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Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell

Essay

Nicholas

I didn’t believe in Santa Claus as a child, and I raised my own children without any focus or emphasis upon Santa either.  We weren’t virulently anti-Santa.  It was more that he simply didn’t come up.  We didn’t tell Santa…
Second Reformed Church, Pella, IA
Essay

The Path

I was staying in a hotel on one of those ubiquitous suburban strips—big box stores, gas stations, car lots, the usual suspects of restaurants.   Figuring it would be circuitous and challenging to drive the quarter mile to the restaurant on…
Second Reformed Church, Pella, IA