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An Excellent Summer Read

Last summer I couldn’t put down one of her books while traveling throughout Europe.  This last couple of weeks in New York I plowed through another novel of hers while on subways and in planes.  Mary Doria Russell is a … Continue reading

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I am, O Anxious One.

I have always been a fan of Rainer Maria Rilke, and have regularly assigned his book, Letters to a Young Poet, in my mixed media class to help the students think outside of box. Here is a poem from his … Continue reading

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A gut-level experience of our profound spiritual emptiness.

A spiritual grandfather that saw me through difficult times is Brennan Manning.  I read “The Ragamuffin Gospel” about thirteen years ago and it rocked my world. All of his books reiterate his basic theme:  the grace of God is overwhelming.  … Continue reading

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