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How to live a real life, revisited

by cheri block sabraw Five years have passed since I wrote How to Live  a Real Life, the post that every year since has been read  more than any other post I have ever written. Upon revisiting this post this … Continue reading

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Does Sir Thomas More live a real life?

  by cheri block From Ivan Ilych to Bob Miller to Sir Thomas More… I continue to assess their lives by comparing my criteria to their life experience. Here is my bit about playwright Robert Bolt’s characterization of Sir Thomas … Continue reading

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Does Jane Smiley’s Bob Miller live a real life?

by cheri block When Scotty McLennan assigned Jane Smiley’s novella Good Will as part of the curricula for his class The Meaning of Life: A Spiritual and Moral Inquiry Through Literature, I had never heard of the book. I began … Continue reading

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