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Woman’s strength

Watching our daughter and her husband bring up our first grandchild, now a year old, fills me with awe.  So this is where women’s strength and grasp of the essential comes from.  They are the qualities in any mother most … Continue reading

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Think about it 4

Das Ewig-Weibliche zieht uns hinan [The eternally female draws us onward] J W v Goethe. Faust (1832) Part 2 Several sayings by Goethe are quite opaque; apparently, not even Germans are fully agreed on what this one means. That leaves … Continue reading

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