Monthly Archive
for: ‘March, 2011’

Lovely Gems to Ponder

As you know, I love to collect quotes.  I have leather journals that are packed with them. If you’re like me, you’ll savor these tidbits, realizing that few words can sometimes say more than many.  Here are some recent acquisitions. “No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on […]

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Rob Bell’s Love Wins

So.  Have you heard about Rob Bell’s new book Love Wins: A Book of Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived yet?  No?  Have you been hiding in a closet somewhere?  You can catch up with these two articles, written before the book even hit the shelves.  CNN’s Eric Marrapodi’s article […]

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Sunday Gifts

On this lovely Sunday morning, I give you two wondrous gifts. The first is from Czeslaw Milosz’s New and Collected Poems (1931-2001). The second is Neil Pasricha’s TED talk “The 3 A’s of Awesome.”  You’ll remember, some time back, that I highlighted his website 1000 Things of Awesome.  Since then, his book The Book of Awesome has […]

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Braille of Heart

This comes from Mark Nepo’s amazing read-in-a-year (or read-at-your-leisure) book called The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want By Living the Life You Have. Live in Your Hands “Several years ago, while doing a poetry reading in New York City, I encountered an angry young man who had just seen a woman mugged. […]

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Two Cultures, Two Stories

Liliana and I have found the most extraordinary book, beautiful in every way!  And guess what?  It’s for adults and children. C’mere a minute.  You have to see this.  Look what author/illustrator Jeannie Baker did with collages and storytelling in her book Mirror.  It’s remarkable. Here’s the front cover. If you flip the book over, […]

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