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Sustenance: Call a Waah-mbulance

I was sitting under an umbrella near our local pool the other day, while my children played in the water.  My youngest son had just finished complaining about how hard it is to be ten years old, because none of … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Being Human

Recent years have seen a proliferation of books, movies and weekly television shows involving vampires, werewolves, witches and ghosts.  I “enjoy” one of these shows.  Being Human, originally a British series, is about a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost … Continue reading

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Birth: Becoming Human

The 14th century Persian poet known as Hafiz  is one of my favorite poets.  Daniel Ladinsky has made these inspiring and wisdom laden jewels available to us in translation.  In a poem he calls “Becoming Human” Hafiz recounts that a … Continue reading

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