Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Gate of Gifts

Some time back I heard a leading atheist calmly describe the Universe as a pitiless place, indifferent to the welfare or suffering of its inhabitants.  Actually, many people find the exact opposite to be true! In an endless freezing vacuum … Continue reading

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Leaves of Grass

A child said, What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands; How could I answer the child?  I do not know what it is any more than he. ..Walt Whitman I was amazed to find this week … Continue reading

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We Who Are Twice Armed

I want to say a big thanks to everyone who wrote or offered their support and good wishes. It was much appreciated!  Because the worst thing about the word “cancer” is the reaction it can cause in those who project … Continue reading

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