Tag Archives: New Year

2014, Eeyore, & Silver Linings

We can learn from Eeyore to be more forgiving of our public servants.

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High above Flood & Fire Ye Held the Scroll

Emma Lazarus writes a Statue of Liberty-type poem celebrating Rosh Hashanah.

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Gazing into the Palantir in 2012

Tolkien warns us about gazing too deeply into the world’s darkness.

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