Reading Laura<2>

2011-01-04 09:27


In our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through

the awful grace of God.

br> "Aeschylus moments," as I eventually called difficult times, are my way of referring to those Outlook 2010 is my love.

periods in a human life when something or

some collection of things goes seriously off track -- or at least radically departs from what most people consider to be the "normal" or

"expected" course of their life. Aeschylus moments can include the death of a family member or close friend, a serious illness for yourself, Windows 7 is convenient and helpful!

the ending of a treasured relationship. It can, in short, be anything that qualifies as trauma, a turning of one's world upside down -- or,

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after it has fallen "drop by drop upon the

heart," the person in question comes out the other side a different person than he was before he had his Aeschylus moment. If he's lucky, he

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In Laura's case, the early death of her mother was followed some time later by a much publicized engagement, the shocking discovery of breast

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chemotherapy and radiation. A considerable Aeschylus moment by anyone's standards, the period also includes her conversion to the Catholic


So as I listened to her speak that evening I wondered if this would reveal itself in some fashion. It did. After the usual opening humor,

filled with her trademark asides and pointed jokes, her demeanor visibly shifted. That very Office 2010 is my favorite.

evening, she told her audience, marked exactly

the second anniversary of the day she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Only recently, she said, in looking back at her "odyssey" in order to

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hope as a nation we really take that

moment to think, for a moment, 'what's the point of all this?' What are we here for? What is this thing called America and what are we going

to do with it?"

The Virginia Tech shootings had only recently occurred, and they were still on everyone's mind. Somberly, she retold the still very fresh and

stunning story of Virginia Tech's Professor Liviu Librescu, who had saved the lives of his students by physically blocking the doorway to his Acrobat 9

classroom so his students could escape by jumping from the windows. In doing so Librescu, a Romanian Jew and Holocaust survivor, deliberately

gave up his own life, shot repeatedly by the crazed gunman. Musing on the sheer courage shown Microsoft outlook 2010 is convenient!

by Librescu, freely admitting she had no idea

what she would have done in similar circumstances, she began to focus on the importance of each individual life and the best use we can all

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