Archive for July, 2004

Change Is Glacial, If At All

Sunday, July 25th, 2004

From Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools by Jonathan Kozol: In Boston, the press referred to areas like these as “death zones” — a specific reference to the rate of infant death in ghetto neighborhoods — but the feeling of the “death zone” often seemed to permeate the schools themselves. Looking around some of these […]

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Faith & Emotional Mediocrity

Sunday, July 25th, 2004

Awhile back on NOW with Bill Moyers I saw an interview with William Sloane Coffin. I’d not heard of him before, but I was taken by the passion and candor with which he spoke. There were three statements that particularly stayed with me. I made a note of them and have just come across it […]

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Haiku

Sunday, July 25th, 2004

‘Tis pure bliss to drape, stretched as far as one can be, across soft comfort. “Stretchy Cat” Photographer Unknown ©2003 / From a friend’s email

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