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Training in Joy

Such wisdom from Pema Chödrön in her book The Places That Scare You.  Happiness (true happiness) seems scarce around the holidays.  We don’t like to admit it, but it’s true. So, I thought this tender reminder might help us a bit. Isn’t that wonderful? I’m feeling a little weathered right now, and I’m uncertain about what my […]

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God of Carnage

Last Saturday, Dan and I attended the French playwright/novelist Yasmina Reza’s extraordinary play “God of Carnage” at the Guthrie.  I would highly recommend it if you’re in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.  You’re out of luck in Los Angeles and Chicago, because alas, it recently ended in both those locations. Here’s a few snippets from the […]

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The Power of Love

Before I begin, I want to acknowledge the fact that you, my dear reader, may disagree strongly with me on the issue I’m raising today.  And that’s quite all right.  I just wanted to present you with another side of the story—how the power of love works, in all situations. I’m talking about same-sex marriage, […]

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Learning to Dance With the Limp

Something crazy happened on Saturday morning.  Dan and I had an overnight in Minneapolis—to see Jersey Boys and eat tapas at Solera.  We were the first ones to show up to breakfast the next morning.  We ordered.  Then, a cute older couple walked in (not old, maybe mid-50s).  They walked past us, and the guy […]

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Throw Yourself Like Seed

And although the poem doesn’t need extra commentary, I liked a quote Roger Housden used in reference to this poem, in his book Ten Poems To Set You Free. [Post image: Crop in Field by hotblack at stock.xchng]

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