What is the impact of our actions - on ourselves and others?

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The Walrus and the Carpenter

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This poem first appeared in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass: And What Alice Found There. Though it appears to be delightful nonsense verse for children, adults can find deeper meaning…

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God’s Grandeur

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Ordained a Jesuit priest in 1877, the Englishman Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) began writing poetry at an early age. His work is steeped in fiercely honest encounters with faith and…

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The Boy Who Was Sacrificed

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One of America’s earliest conservationists, George Bird Grinnell is best known for his efforts to preserve the American West and the American buffalo. Grinnell befriended and lived with various Native…

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It Is Dangerous To Read Newspapers

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Margaret Atwood is a Canadian-born author and poet whose books include The Handmaid’s Tale and The Blind Assassin, winner of the 2000 Booker prize. “It is Dangerous to Read Newspapers”…

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The Same Inside

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Reading

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Anna Swir was born in Warsaw in 1909 and lived there until the Warsaw uprising of 1944, during which time she served as a nurse and experienced the city's near-total…