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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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A friend of mine shared some profound life advice with me yesterday. “You cannot hate yourself into change,” she said.  “Wow – that’s deep. The idea that maybe you could love yourself into the changes you want to see. I…

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Dear William: A Father’s Memoir of Addiction, Recovery, Love, and Loss, by David Magee, came to me on the wings of a friend’s recommendation. The epigraph reads: “For every child who is lost and every parent who has lost a…

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