Tag Archives: redemption

We are all Hungry Ghosts

Today is the Hungry Ghost Festival celebrated during the seventh month of the lunar calendar, known as Ghost Month, coinciding with the full moon. It is celebrated in Buddhism, Taoism, and Hinduism and also in many East Asian folk religions. On … Continue reading

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“We Light These Lights: A New Hanerot Hallelu Prayer for Hanukkah” by Rabbi Brant Rosen

We light these lights for the instigators and the refusers the obstinate and unyielding for the ones who kept marching the ones who tended the fires the ones who would not bow down. We light these lights for the sparks … Continue reading

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Return the rocking horse or go to jail

On my way home from Ann Arbor on Wednesday, I stopped for gas in Three Oaks and found these signs in the Dream Traveler store window on the main street of town. I love the innocent but utterly impotent threat … Continue reading

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Piranesi descends

Years ago when I taught at the Chicago Academy for the Arts, JB and I attended an auction as a fund-raiser for the school. We purchased a (poorly printed) Piranesi etching printed from his original plate, part of his prison series … Continue reading

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