Category Archives: mortality

The Gods Envy Us

“I’ll tell you a secret. Something they don’t teach you in your temple. The Gods envy us. They envy us because we’re mortal, because any moment might be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we’re doomed. You will never … Continue reading

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Good and Beautiful

On Sunday afternoon, March 11, 2012, on the eve of my mother-in-law’s first death anniversary, the family and close friends gathered in the chapel of the Maryknoll Sisters’ Residential Center in Ossining, New York. The Nuns ushered us all in. … Continue reading

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