Category Archives: Reflection

Thought for contemplation

Highlighting Summer…

and recalling the light of living things in winter: Advertisements

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Weeping with God

The pain and grief [an individual] suffers over his own situation, alone, in isolation, can break a person. He may even fall so far that he becomes immobilized by it. But the crying that a person does together with God … Continue reading

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On my mind these days, during a sudden window of poignant loss,     from a very old calendar (click to view enlarged)

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By the Waves

“…a photograph of the garden of the spirit…may we all relax and put our hands in our pockets by the waves where god lives…” (inspired by lines from RS Thomas and friends)

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“The social construction of our interpretations” (Paul Farmer)

Dr. Paul Farmer reflects on the importance of anthropology in health care, in a recent Harvard Gazette interview: “…Q: How important to your career is the blend of medicine and anthropology? A: It was and is very important. … each … Continue reading

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With Watering, Can

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On Speech: A Gentle Reminder

(This photo–cannot find credit but will post here if found–was taken after the Hurricane Katrina disaster in New Orleans and was broadly posted online, where I found it in 2015, as “a solid and bold reminder of how important it … Continue reading

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