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Lacrimoso

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Pietà

After her son’s crucifixion, the grieving Mary sorrowfully cradled her son. Her mourning was a common theme in religious art known as “Pietà”. The most famous “Pietà” is Michelangelo’s statue in St. Peter’s Basilica. For all those self-declared Christians who … Continue reading

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The Lace Collar

This post was written for young women who haven’t studied history and for those, no longer young, who, in the words of George Santayana, refuse to remember the past and are thus condemned to repeat it. This post is dedicated … Continue reading

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Vis-à-vis With God

God is not a weapon. God is not a sword to be welded against another child of God. God is not personal property. He does not exclusively belong to you or to anyone else. You are not God’s press agent … Continue reading

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Nazim Hikmet, poet with a cause

I bought a book of his poetry at the train station in Milano just because of a phrase on the dust jacket: You are my enslavement and my freedom. Nazim Hikmet was the first modern poet from Turkey. Born in the … Continue reading

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