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15 Books That Have Shaped My Soul

15 Books That Have Shaped My Soul

Anne Lamott writes in Bird by Bird: …for some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you. Books help … Continue reading

The Beauty that Makes Dead People Alive

The Beauty that Makes Dead People Alive

It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant … Continue reading