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The August edition of “The Sun” magazine has a long and extremely stimulating interview with Gabor Maté. The whole interview is available in the print edition of “The Sun”. Selections can be viewed at http://www.thesunmagazine.org/issues/440/what_ails_us

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The August edition of “The Sun” magazine has a long and extremely stimulating interview with Gabor Maté. The whole interview is available in the print edition of “The Sun”. Selections can be viewed at http://www.thesunmagazine.org/issues/440/what_ails_us

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The August edition of “The Sun” magazine has a long and extremely stimulating interview with Gabor Maté. The whole interview is available in the print edition of “The Sun”. Selections can be viewed at http://www.thesunmagazine.org/issues/440/what_ails_us

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The August edition of “The Sun” magazine has a long and extremely stimulating interview with Gabor Maté. The whole interview is available in the print edition of “The Sun”. Selections can be viewed at http://www.thesunmagazine.org/issues/440/what_ails_us

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The August edition of “The Sun” magazine has a long and extremely stimulating interview with Gabor Maté. The whole interview is available in the print edition of “The Sun”.  Selections can be viewed at http://www.thesunmagazine.org/issues/440/what_ails_us

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Dear inaspaciousplace.wordpress.com Reader,

Thank you for your presence as part of this blog. Some of you I know quite well in person, others I know only though your comments, others I know not at all. But, whatever your connection to this blog, your presence as part of this little thought island in blogland is a blessing.

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Yesterday during the sermon time, I used the word “gentleness” to translate the Greek word εὔσπλαγχνος (eusplagchnos) that appears in Ephesians 4:32 where the NRSV translates it as “tender-hearted”.

31Put away from you all bitterness and wrath and anger and wrangling and slander, together with all malice, 32and be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you. (Ephesians 4:31,32)

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In his novel Beach Music Pat Conroy tells the story of Jack whose wife Shyla committed suicide after struggling unsuccessfully to deal with the demons of her family’s secrets.

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Near the end of Pat Conroy’s novel Beach Music, the main character Jack narrates a conversation in the hospital with his mother Lucy who is dying of cancer.

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Yesterday the woman who organizes everything in my work life with whom I am privileged to share ministry at St. Philip, showed me a document I wrote eight years ago.
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