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The call of the dream; yes, another call to break the map and the mold and elect Bernie

This world is now the blood in my veins How can blood sleep? It has to pump through… My veins dance burning with the blood of madness The final laughter of the Magician. – Jalal-ud-Din Rumi Yesterday we had an … Continue reading

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Telling the truth is an honorable act: it is not “bashing”

“More and more I feel that the people of ill will have used time much more effectively than have the people of good will. We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions … Continue reading

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El día internacional de la mujer/ International Women’s Day

El día internacional de la mujer se celebra a través del mundo, si bien poca gente en los Estados Unidos lo conoce o celebra. Conmemoramos, entre otras cosas, la muerte de más de 146 obreras jóvenes en el fatídico fuego … Continue reading

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Bernie or Bust, an explanation for whatever friends I have left in this election

I am doing my nightly crying bit by watching our fan-created, Bernie Sanders videos, from people like us, people who suffer and who have lost friends and family, and who have seen people deported just because, and people who die … Continue reading

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Empathy and compassion

Yesterday I went to bring papers to the widow I have been helping.  After twenty-nine years of marriage to an abusive husband, a marriage in which she stayed in obedience to her marriage vows, as she is a fervent Catholic, … Continue reading

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Homily: A Time to Be Transfigured

“It’s a question of discipline,” the little prince told me later on. “When you’ve finished washing and dressing each morning, you must tend your planet.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943. Today in the Christian calendar is the Second … Continue reading

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Homily: A time to break the silence

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. – Edmund Burke Today in the Christian calendar is the First Sunday in Lent. The Christian Church is speaking about sin, about repentance, about reconciliation. … Continue reading

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