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“How to Pick Your Fights”

“How to Pick Your Fights”  “I’ve been perfect,” said Ammon Hennacy, pacifist, anarchist and dedicated Platonic lover of Dorothy Day of the Catholic Worker movement. He had taken my arm as we walked the picket line together. “I’ve had to … Continue reading

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“Peace”

“Peace” Peace! Who doesn’t want it? (Well, lots of people, apparently.) More to the present point: in what ways have I shown a preference for peace, and what’s the peace story for me now? When I was sixteen, I spent … Continue reading

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“Faith”

“Faith” What is the place of faith in a woman’s life or a man’s?  In what should we have faith and when is it best to withhold it? As a small child, it’s been reported that I was standing on … Continue reading

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