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The Wisdom of Ambrose – a Review

The Wisdom of Ambrose by Susan Prudhomme (OakTara, February 2011) 167 pages. Reviewed by Christine Sunderland In this delightful fantasy by Susan Prudhomme, empty-nester Susan Anderson seeks to find her true identity among the lofty and silent redwoods of Northern … Continue reading

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Advent

Advent.  Such an ignored season, submerged under the flood of Christmas – no, X-mas – excess.  Imagine, expecting people to enter into four weeks of silence, introspection, and contemplation, just when the tree has to go up, gifts have to … Continue reading

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Solitude

Loneliness is part of the human condition.  There is an intense loneliness that we all feel at times, and that, counter-intuitively, can only be remedied by solitude.  It seems we can become so attuned to external stimuli that we lose … Continue reading

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