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Another Forty Days, Day 38–Loving the Questions

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 32–On Being Hated

I’m going to write about something that I have never written publicly about before—at least not in this direct a way. I want to address the emotional weight connected to being hated. It is very unusual for me to write … Continue reading

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The Next Forty Days, Day 23–Give Me the Reason

Every once in a while when something unexpected happens, people will say, “Everything happens for a reason.” Usually they are trying to make you feel better about something that didn’t quite turn out the way you expected or wanted it … Continue reading

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Day 23–The Value of a Good Question

This morning, I was pondering how to deal a rather tricky situation that I’m facing. It involves talking to a person about a behavior I’m concerned about. It’s not bad or wrong, or illegal behavior. It’s just that I’ve found it … Continue reading

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