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A Humanist's Lament

Not long before she died in 1988, in a moment of surprising candour on television, Marghanita Laski, one of our best-known secular humanists and novelists, ...


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Life after Innocence

Grief refuses to flee the past just because it is gone and things have now changed. .... Consider when we lose our innocence--when we discover that we ...


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True Shame and False Shame

Shame is only partly about blameworthiness. Of course, we do feel ashamed of ourselves when we are guilty, and we should. Sin is, after all, a disgrace. ...


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The Myth of Greener Grass

A man walked into a mental institution one day and was taken on a tour. The tour saw one cell where the man was beating his head against the padded walls. ...


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When a Door Closes

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for ...


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Lust Kills

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources reports that more than 17,000 deer die each year after being struck by motorists on state highways. According ...


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Later Never Comes

For weeks after my last operation [for cancer] -- frail and without energy, sleeping 10 hours--I looked in my house at all the books I had not read and ...


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Rule of Faithfulness

To escape the distress caused by regret for the past or fear about the future, this is the rule to follow: leave the past to the infinite mercy of God, ...


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Leaving Yesterday Behind

Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.


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Staring at the Closed Door

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ...


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