Archive for October, 2003

Words to Ponder #43

Friday, October 31st, 2003

Life flows over death as water closes over a stone dropped into a pool. –Winifred Holtby, in Vera Brittain, Testament of Friendship (1940)

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Affirming Life Through Death

Friday, October 31st, 2003

Tomorrow, November 1, is All Saints Day, also known as The Day of the Dead in Mexico. Tradition exists to remember the lives of those whom we have loved and lost. I’m keen on ritual and symbolism. I participated at an observance while in graduate school and found it very meaningful. Well, Heather Corinna has […]

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Words to Ponder #42

Thursday, October 30th, 2003

However often marriage is dissolved, it remains indissoluble. Real divorce, the divorce of heart and nerve and fiber, does not exist, since there is no divorce from memory. –Virgilia Peterson, A Matter of Life and Death (1961)

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