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Vesak Day

This morning during advisory, one of my students handed me a Vesak card which was designed by her father. This auspicious day, the first full moon in May (as celebrated in Vietnam and Southeast Asia) commemorates Buddha’s birth, death, and … Continue reading

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“I do not fear death”

The following is reprinted from Roger Ebert’s book, Life Itself: a Memoir, as was reprinted on the Salon website.  As the eulogists and commentators wax eloquent about the life and work of Roger Ebert who died yesterday, his own words, inspired and … Continue reading

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