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As our sense of concrete community fades, will true compassion go, too?

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There are new ways to make friends, but still old ways to meet them.

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Searching for the balance between real & funny & depressing & honest.

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Step out of the shadows and tell me something about you.

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How many people can your definition of community hold? Is there a limit?

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Attempts to define love, friendship & what makes the perfect gift.

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Photo by Procsilas Moscas Numbers mean a lot to us. We are driven by them, because we measure success and worth by them. I, for instance, occasionally fret about how many followers I have on Twitter (about 150). The number means something to me because I can compare it to scores of others who have […]

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I found an old friend this past week. Thanks to Facebook, of course. “Finding” someone on Facebook is relatively easy to do, and therefore it’s a relatively common to hear about. On the surface, this might diminish some of the magic, at least in the telling of the story. It’s not like I hired a […]

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Last Saturday afternoon, we put up our Christmas tree and then I updated my Facebook status: Kristin loves having a pre-ornamented tree in the house. The “naked” tree was so natural and fresh-smelling. Without the lights and ornaments, it somehow looked like it was growing up out of the floor, making its presence in the […]

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On September 10, my brother, Bill, checked out of the world for the day. At least he seemed to, from my perspective. All day I wondered about him, half worried, half curious. He was just hovering there in my consciousness while I went about my day and he went about his…whatever it was he was […]

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