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A Lamentation for Violence (in Two Voices)

October 28, 2018 Spirit of Life and Love, Possibility of Mercy and Peace, Impulse towards Compassion, Yearning for Comfort in times of Fear, our hearts echo these words from the poet Warsan Shire: We lament the very fact of this … Continue reading

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What To Do with Beauty?

Inspired by the words of Robert McAfee Brown and Sean Dennison What to do with beauty? or joy, for that matter — in the midst of tragedy, of violence, of cruelty?   What do we do with the living?   … Continue reading

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On Kindness After Tragedy: This Can Still Happen Anywhere

I know there is talk about how, after 9/11, there was a change in this country.  Or at least in NYC.  That people were nice to each other, looked after each other, cared for strangers, in ways that had not … Continue reading

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