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Diane Ackerman's Secular Prayer

Diane Ackerman's Secular Prayer

Sep 5, 2017-- What counts as prayer? What counts as spirituality for that matter? Are there ways into the mystery of the divine other than traditional religion? This article, from Maria Popova's website Brain Pickings, explores some intriguing answers to these questions centered around Diane Ackerman's poem "School Prayer". (8184 reads)


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