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I Have Come into this World to See This

I have stolen today’s title from Hafiz: I have come into this world to hear this: every song of stream and rock, every song of tool and lyre and flute… every song the earth should cry with magnificent dignity to know itself… Have you ever had a moment that pressed you against eternity, forever changed? A…

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A Hallelujah as the World Turns

Whether we live in the East or the West, whether we are secular, Jewish, or Buddhist, Christmas as a celebration of Jesus’ birth (considered a prophet and celebrated also by Islamic and Judaic societies) draws the world together now into a hush, a type of reflective intimacy like no other time of year can do. It can…

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