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Lessons from The Little Prince

  Once upon a time there was a famous writer named Antoine de Saint-Exupery whose country was being devoured by war and he fled to America, and there he felt helpless and lonely. Besides this, he was struggling with his marriage and also with the memory of the near-fatal crash of his airplane years earlier […]

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Juneteenth: 150 Years Later

Redline map for Greater Atlanta, GA

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Beauty of the Butterfly: Letter to Maya Angelou

June 14, 2015 Dear Maya, How strange it will seem to my hearers and readers that I am writing a letter to one who can never literally receive it. You died just a little over a year ago. And yet, you seem very much alive to me. Once you said, “We delight in the beauty […]

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Building the World We Dream About

Last week I’m driving on 285 towards my home in Dunwoody and I see a police car on the far right flash on its strobe lights, launch itself into the stream of traffic, hone in on a car, lock on. The unhappy car slows to a stop, and just as I’m passing by (thanking my […]

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Community – Rev. Jane Thickstun

Community – Rev. Jane Thickstun May 24, 2015 Prologue to the sermon: Kay and I have some facts about geese that can give us a few lessons about our life together, courtesy of Rev. David Abbott. “It has been learned that as each bird flaps its wings, it creates uplift for the bird immediately […]

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