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The Legend of Theseus

I became fascinated with ancient history (and history in general) primarily because of two novels: The King Must Die and The Bull From the Sea… 1,358 more words

History

Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers

Yes, there really is a bird called the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker. It’s a small woodpecker and they can be fairly common during spring migration. I saw one today from my front stoop. 350 more words

Local

The Body and Having

I’m reading a book written by an over-looked French philosopher named Gabriel Marcel. As a French phenomenologist, he was doomed never to be widely read. To be more conservative in his politics and activism meant that he could never catch the spot light after Sartre grabbed it and refused to let go. 710 more words

Existentialism

Stitches of Love

“Little children,” writes the author of 1 John, “let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action” (1 John 3:18, NRSV… 610 more words

Religion/Spirituality

The Everafter by Amy Huntley

There is so much to like about this poignant little novel about life, death, loss, and love.

Suddenly having found herself floating in a dark void she calls “Is”, Madison is pretty sure she’s dead. 143 more words

Books

Moveable Feast

No, I’m not referring to packed lunches; I’m talking about Easter. Why, when Christmas is on a fixed date, is Easter not?

Other Writing

Happy Easter!

May we all –

no matter what our religious affiliation

or spiritual practice –

find peace.

Many blessings.

Love,
Jamie

© 2015, photograph, Jamie Dedes, All rights reserved.

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