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Roxane B. Salonen


Salonen, a wife and mother of five, works as a freelance writer and speaker in Fargo. Email her at, and find more of her work at Peace Garden Passage,

F3 is a fast-growing network of men’s workouts that combine exercise with spiritually-infused camaraderie in the early-morning “gloom,” outdoors.
Columnist Roxane B. Salonen writes, "Only time can heal the great loss we feel when our loved ones die—and even that, imperfectly. But there is something deeper, and truer, than what we can hold in
First Lutheran Church was founded by Norwegian immigrants in 1872.
Columnist Roxane B. Salonen writes, "
Duppong, a native of Haymarsh, N.D., recently joined such saints as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Joan of Arc and Jesus’ own apostles as being singled out for their lives of heroic virtue. The former
Columnist Roxane B. Salonen writes, "We are a wounded society, and I realize many of the adults pushing children into their adult world need healing themselves."
Columnist Roxane B. Salonen writes about her experience attending the Candace Owens event at North Dakota State University earlier this month.
In this week's column, Roxane B. Salonen shares the stories of readers who have given or received the Eucharist while in the hospital or otherwise unable to attend Mass.
'As we watch some of our favorite restaurants disappear, perhaps we can consider how to be better neighbors to those still here, recalling that food is a sacrament.'
“Just you here and living—you are evidence of God’s promise,” says Bewill Smith, worship leader and recording artist. “We want to remind people of that, even if they don’t believe in God.”