Tag: 2022 May Group Writing

Quote of the Day: How Often Are We Complicit with Evil?

 

“Evil is unspectacular and always human, and shares our bed and eats at our own table.” — W. H. Auden

When horrible things happen in the world, those acts are often identified as evil acts. The Russian creation of mass graves in Ukraine? Evil. The killing of citizens in the streets of Ukraine? Evil. The mass shooting of parishioners at church on a Sunday morning? Evil. The killing of young children while they are at school. Evil.

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Almost immediately, when I saw Clifford Brown’s invitation to write on “mother,” my mind zoomed back to a childhood game. What fun! When everything feels so heavy and dark right now, playing with others was just too great a temptation. So, I decided not just to talk about the Mother, May I? game, but also […]

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Hereafter, belatedly, a playlist for the May theme, “Mother of—.” Each month, we kick off the writing theme with a few tunes. As I am a bit behind, the playlist is coming out on Mother’s Day. So, maybe the delay was strategic. No, I’m not trying to pass this off as a digital homemade greeting […]

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