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Yesterday’s rain revived us, and morning fog has hidden us, and the day has been a secret space to quietly inhabit. I’m settling into a decision I’ve made, and trying to muster up courage. My friend Dan sent me this … Continue reading

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An Open Reply to A Disillusioned Friend

Your email would have depressed me terribly had I not already been terribly depressed. I do agree with most of what you’ve said. I still wake up in the night with a sense of disbelief and heartache about what is … Continue reading

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In Which We Weave A Beautiful Myth…And Make It True

The Bengali poet, artist, and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore wrote these words as he neared the end of his life:  “As I look around, I see the crumbling ruins of civilization like a vast heap of futility, yet I shall not commit the … Continue reading

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