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Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce

Mama and Daddy Bear’s Divorce

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One sad day in the Bear family, Mama and Daddy say they are getting a divorce, and Dinah is scared. But when Daddy moves into his new home, Dinah and her sister Ruth visit him on weekends and Dinah still takes walk with Daddy like she used to. Over time,  Dinah learns that while Daddy isn’t living with them anymore, many of the best things stay the...

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“Please Call Me By My True Names” by Thich Nhat Hanh

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This poem was written in 1978, during the time of helping the boat people, by Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh (see “resources” for his books) Don’t say that I will depart tomorrow— even today I am still arriving. Look deeply, every second I am arriving to be a bud on a Spring branch, to be a tiny bird, with still-fragile wings, learning to sing in...

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