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Reflections before going to sleep

A sleep researcher gave this advice at a recent lecture: Think positive thoughts as you drift off for the night. Put aside the stress of the day. Try relaxation and meditation techniques. How about watching reruns of “Law and Order”? … Continue reading

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Forgiveness is overrated

I miss believing in hell. It was satisfying to think that unrepentant evildoers would face eternal torment. Sister Francis Claire, my teacher in both the fifth and sixth grades at Our Lady of Lourdes grammar school, gave especially graphic accounts … Continue reading

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