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Monthly Archives: November 2012

By: crystal

Let it be granted that I do approach the poet, at least I do it by sharing his consciousness, not by studying it.  I look with his eyes, not at him.  He, for the moment, will be precisely what I do not see, for you can see any eyes rather than the pair you see with, and if you want…

By: crystal

Have you ever felt the weight of a thousand tasks on your back?  In my post for All Nine Muses this week, I discuss the sanctity of everyday jobs.  Come and join us! http://allninemuses.wordpress.com/2012/11/25/unveiling-the-sacred-in-the-everyday-naomi-shihab-nyes-daily/

By: crystal

At the conclusion of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Lucy and Aslan have an important exchange: “Oh Aslan,” said Lucy. “Will you tell us how to get into your country from our world?” “I shall be telling you all the time,” said Aslan. “But I will not tell you how long or short the way will be; only that…

By: crystal

Election season is quickly approaching. Unless you live in a distant cave with no cable or wifi, you have been bombarded with advertisements. The American presidential election is one that stirs worldwide attention. As we head to the polls shortly, it is important to understand the impact of our decisions and the ancestors who fought for us to have the opportunity…