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Excerpt from Making Belief

“At first, there were no writings, no rules, and no churches. Just stories about Jesus of Nazareth. Try to picture that for a moment. Nothing but wide-eyed people whispering to one another about an amazing man. Gradually people wrote down … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Making Belief

“Physicists tell us reality is a lot less Puritan than we imagine. Time doesn’t march to a steady beat. It gyrates to different rhythms, dilated by gravity and speed. Matter and energy pretend to sleep in separate rooms, but Einstein … Continue reading

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a prayer

a prayer may be a ritual but a ritual’s always a prayer I love my rituals the ten glasses of water a day as though it were prescribed in a darkened room in the Orient among heaps of dried herbs, … Continue reading

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