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Another week, another airport purchase: this time, The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho. It seemed time to pick up a book that has sold over 150 million copies worldwide, in 80 different languages, since its publication in 1998. What magic lies…

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Everywhere I go, things that fall find rest. (Do they fall, or let go?) Today, as promised, I’ll feature further selections from Gordon Peerman’s Blessed Relief: What Christians Can Learn from Buddhists About Suffering. Today’s passages offer practical suggestions. From…

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The Restless Dead

I miss Hilary Mantel already. And I think: it is already later than we think.  Today I’d love to share a few reflections on her life and work… From Maggie O’Farrell (“Hamnet”), in The Guardian: We have lost another monarch…

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