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There are scholars who argue that any idea of “learning lessons” from the Holocaust is morally objectionable. They argue that to suggest that the Holocaust can be summed up in a tidy little moral message is to trivialize the unspeakable horror that the Holocaust embodies.

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In  a world where there is so often good reason for cynicism, it is delightful to discover what appears to be genuine inspiration.

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If accurately quoted, it was almost certainly said with a wry smile. But, even as a joke, there is something deeply disturbing about the recently resigned Archbishop of Canterbury’s comment in Wales at the Hay Festival on Tuesday.

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It turns out perhaps HuffingtonPost is not always to be believed. But it can always be relied upon to grab your attention.

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I am an anxious person.

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If the Anglican Church of Canada (ACoC) has been your church of choice for the past thirty years, you have survived a tough time for being church in Canada.

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The “Contemplative Journal” has posted an autobiographical essay about my journey in prayer.

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I cannot count the number of times I have recalled with regret and embarrassment my part in a conversation with a person in crisis.

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I received an email recently that contained a beautiful line of deep spiritual insight. With the writer’s permission, the line and my response are posted below.

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Predictably, the storm around comments made by Pope Francis in his homily last Wednesday, has continued to build in the days following his bold words.

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