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I Am Understood: The Spirituality of Reading

A couple of weeks ago I finished reading a book. Nothing unusual about that. But this time I read the last pages slowly, closed the cover gently, and -- no joke -- hugged the book to my chest with a sigh. "I am understood," I thought. Maybe you've experienced this too. It seems several Twitter… Continue reading I Am Understood: The Spirituality of Reading

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Halloween and the “Who Are You?” Question

“She’s the smart one.” That was the last thing I expected to hear upon entering a bar. But, man, did it feel great. It was Halloween and I was dressed like Velma from Scooby Doo, while friends were Daphne, Fred, Shaggy, and Scooby. When we arrived anywhere, it would gradually dawn on spectators who we… Continue reading Halloween and the “Who Are You?” Question