Category Archives: compassion

Modern Times

Yesterday was our last day before spring break. We just completed our Chicago History research project and Fair the previous week as well as our Pullman debates— discussing and debating labor issues, the role of unions, and the materialism of … Continue reading

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It takes a village

This is a shout out to JB who, knowing what my hibernation with 8th grade first draft research papers entails, brought up to my desk a surprise lunch, a sprig of fresh marjoram newly pushing through the surface of wintered … Continue reading

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“The Life of death” by Marcia Onderstijn

(Thanks, ER, for the link)

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“The Three Evils” address delivered by Martin Luther King 8/31/1967

“The Three Evils,” Delivered at the National Conference on New Politics August 31, 1967,  Chicago, Il Some excerpts: What they [Democrats and Republicans] truly advocate is Socialism for the rich and Capitalism for the poor. [W]e are now experiencing the coming … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

Each time I get in to Ann Arbor to visit my mother, I try to do some sort of activity with her and some of the ladies in her wing. In November we made cards using stamps and last week … Continue reading

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Am I going to die?

My mother and I were sitting in a small outside garden of her assisted living facility before dinner yesterday. The weather was beautiful. Not too hot. Not too cool. A small breeze. The sounds of a bubbling faux stream behind … Continue reading

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The everyday as large as the sacred

Syd Lieberman died today. We already miss his immense heart and compassionate humanity, his inspired ability to make the everyday as large as the sacred through every story he told. Genuine and truthful and loving, he was able to move us all … Continue reading

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