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Speaking to the Soul: Rachel’s lament

Rather than try to imagine the heat, the hatred that could move someone to mass murder, I would rather try to wonder whether I would open my door to a stranger, or trust the offer of a ride to a hospital reunion, as normal social barriers and defences were blown away by this awful and cowardly act.

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Burying Tamerlan

“But any time you can reach across the divide and work with people that are not like you, that’s what God calls us to do.”

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Boston Strong :: Boston Vulnerable

Clinging to the notion of strength in the midst of uncertainty and fear, does make us feel better and safer in the short-term. But it also has a shadow side of desperation — if we only say we’re strong over and over again, it will magically become true.

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