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Ruth’s Story

The writing prompt was: write about someone who left. And so I did. I don’t know the specifics of Ruth’s history, and I never met Ruth–she died before I was born. Ruth’s story is a fiction of facts, but not … Continue reading

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One with the mud

Last week, in the woods of the Plum Village Meditation Practice Center in France,  a 45-year-old western monastic took his life. He left behind no note, and no indication to those near to him that he was in distress during … Continue reading

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