Sitting on a train back to Manhattan from Westchester recently, I reached the last page of the only book I’d brought with
Cristiano Ronaldo International soccer star (and model) Cristiano Ronaldo was honored earlier this week in his hometown in
Rebecca Mead devoted a section of a beautiful long article about Middlemarch in The New Yorker to investigating the provenance
So as we trick or treat through today, remember that life is about taking off your mask, showing your true self and embracing
Very few people raised their hands. Because most folks define the word rich in terms of money. But he reminded us how rich
Autumn is the season for remembrance, and nobody does remembrance like the Parisians. Crisp air, sunny skies, fewer tourists
Fast forward about 3,000 years to Israel Horovitz' play Out of the Mouths of Babes. In this striking Cherry Lane Theatre production (www.cherrylanetheatre.org), the Babes are adults. Out of their mouths comes wit..with claws. Picture four sassy, savvy, snarky babes -- all ex-wives and lovers of the same beloved Professor -- clumped together in one Paris apartment for his funeral.
We can't force someone to forgive. Therefore, the road to forgiveness may also involve understanding the person who has harmed us. This requires starting off on a journey that may entail a close examination of the person we need to forgive. The journey can be long and torturous.
I'm also talking about quotes that speak to our deepest fears. Like the one supposedly from a German woman writing in 1929