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A Monk's Chronicle: 7 November 2016 -- All Souls' Day: A Reflection

All Souls’ Day:  A Reflection

One of my all-time favorite hymns comes from 18th-century England, and it compares Jesus to an apple tree.   It’s a carol that we sing at Christmas, but its focus on ripe fruit makes it just as appropriate for All Souls’ Day, and for autumn in particular.   900 more words

Hamline U Job Ad: Global Engagement Center (Minnesota)

Associate Director, Global Engagement Center
Hamline University
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Posted 10/11/2016; open until filled
Posting Number: 2014181

Job Description Summary
The primary purpose of the Associate Director position is to assist the Director of the Global Engagement Center and the University with the development and assessment of its global initiatives. 634 more words

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The Wedding Day and Beyond

So far, we haven’t come across documentation of Harry and Effie’s wedding and honeymoon but we may still find it in the Henry L. Osborn Family Papers, as there are many letters that have yet to be transcribed. 318 more words

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Many Happy Returns

Harry and Effie’s engagement correspondence ended on Harry’s 29th birthday; two days later they were wed. From his letter, it appears that they had settled on Block Island, Rhode Island, as their honeymoon destination. 141 more words

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The Hotel Business

Effie and Harry were both suffering from the heat and from their current separation. The harmony at the Osborns’ was already wearing thin.

“I guess when you asked me to write so that you would have a letter on Tuesday you forgot about your birthday.”  117 more words

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The Red Shoes

As I sat in my room watching the heavy snow fall I thought about the shoes. The red shoes that were sitting on the top shelf at the shop down the street just waiting for me, waiting to be worn. 493 more words