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Revolutions and other things in 2015

like jumping off a cliff the lip of the mountain into the roiling volcano below & find there among the lit up bleached bones & smoke & ash a narrow opening through solid stone into another world expanding rapidly into rooms & more rooms filled with laughter & feasting & song the transformed heart of

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Just Trying to Fit In (or Not)

“A society is an act of communal imagination and belonging is the outcome of that imaginative act.”  Adrienne Clarkson The first time I heard the word Mennonite, it sounded like belonging.  As my parents explained their ancestral history, of coming to Canada as refugees from war and revolution in Russia, I gained access to an

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