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Corrupted into Song

Corrupted into Song By Alvin Feinman As though all things shone perfectly,     Perfected in self-discrepancy:    The widow wedded to her grief,    The hangman haloed in remorse—    I should not rearrange a leaf,    No more than … Continue reading

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Come With Bread

Jean Vanier, the founder of l’Arche homes for mentally and physically disabled adults, writes a tender and powerful book, “Becoming Human.”  In his chapter on “The Path to Freedom”, he writes about companionship and the need for accompaniment along the … Continue reading

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Keeping it real on Mother’s Day

For many I suppose, Mother’s Day was celebrated in the usual ways; for others it was endured for unique reasons – as Tolstoy said: “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” On Sunday … Continue reading

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