In Touch too Much

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Not all of us, but many, are busy. We live according to calendars that are overflowing with commitments. Thanks to technologies like email, Facebook, texting, tweeting, and voicemail, we also lead lives that are constantly in contact. I actually like being in touch in these various ways, but I do …

A Time to Fast

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The month of Ramadan begins next week for the 1.5 billion Muslims throughout the world. One-fifth of the planet’s population will recalibrate and re-focus their lives for 29-30 days of fasting from food and drink, and hopefully from obscenities, abuses, extremes, hates, aggressions, wrongs, and indecencies. We fast from the …

Dead or Alive

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For those of us who possess a so-called ‘smart’ phone, chances are our contacts on that phone are filled with contact information for family, friends, professional associates, etc., etc. What happens when a family member or friend among those contacts dies? What do we do with the entry that contains …