Monthly Archives: May 2011

Triage: Dr. James Orbinski

A review of the documentary, “Triage:  Dr. James Orbinski’s Humanitarian Dilemma,” 2007, on NetFlix now. Dr. James Orbinski worked with Doctors Without Borders for many years, eventually ending up as their president.  He treated hundreds of people in Somalia, Rwanda … Continue reading

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Diamond Poem

 Unbounded sky.  Vast beyond words.  Sunlight, darkness your blessed children. Jesus, Buddha, the Hasid Masters spoke to the human family of these spaces. Our family.  The world’s peoples. Connections are created:   by blood and marriage, love and fate, spirit and … Continue reading

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Love-filled, precision-guided lightning bolts

Why does my mind steeped in soot cause me to cry out, “War!  War!  Rage against the vile winds which rip through the virgin, green fields, stripping them of their succulent fruit,” when I know, from a higher place inside, … Continue reading

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