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A God In Ruins by Kate Atkinson

“A man is a god in ruins” Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature

Kate Atkinson won the Costa Novel Award 2013 for Life After Life about the lives (yes, lives) of Ursula Todd.  195 more words


Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Looking at the title, I presumed that this was going to be a book about the afterlife, something like The Lovely Bones, but in fact its meaning is… 662 more words


Weekly Teaching

into each life
we bring nothing
from each life
we take nothing

life after life
we come
we go

letting go will end the bringing and taking. 13 more words

Life after Life (McCorkle)

This book, which arrived around the same time as Kate Atkinson’s book of the same name, got lost in the shuffle, I think. Atkinson’s book was fairly forgettable; this one is not. 211 more words


It was a long time ago now. And it was yesterday. - Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

I am fascinated with the idea of reincarnation. I think this most likely stems from my habitual midnight debates with myself over the countless things I could have done differently/not at all during the course of the day/week/month/decade. 401 more words

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"Life After Life" on Monsters and Mysteries Unsolved

In another “mystery” episode, S1/Ep13 of “Monsters and Mysteries Unsolved” touched on the near death experiences of three individuals.  

One case was that of 19-year-old Christine Stine in Germany who when broadsided by a truck wound up near death in a hospital emergency room. 375 more words


Test of faith

Death is not right. It is such an intolerable condition of our existence that it is a major reason that most of us seek a higher reality. 1,451 more words

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