Esteemed Reader

Esteemed Reader

Jason Stern, writing in honor of the life of singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen (1934-2016).

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Jason Stern on unconditional love and the self.

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Jason Stern on The Election season.

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Jason Stern on the notion of"staying in line" and the values it ensues in our children.

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Jason Stern reflects upon a moment of clarity: a political conversation with his son.

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Jason Stern remarks upon real and subjective events in terms of conciseness.

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Once when I was a child I was stricken with fever. It must have been before they invented oral thermometers because the frequent rectal ordeal—truly unpleasant in my weakened state—gave a steady reading of 104 degrees.

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When we conceived Chronogram 24 years ago, we had a clear intention: The magazine was to be an example, or paradigm, of the creative work and the community brought to light within its fold.

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Jason Stern reflects on his decision to give up criticism for Lent.

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Esteemed Reader: On Selfishness

Jason Stern shares insights from teaching a children's meditation class.

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Jason Stern writes about a brief encounter with profound wisdom at the post office.

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Esteemed Reader: Holy Fools

Jason Stern attends a performance of Dzieci Theater's “Fool’s Mass” at the Old Dutch Church in Kingston.

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Esteemed Reader for December 2015

Jason Stern survives a run-in with the police.

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The Route to the Tomb

Like most of the once burgeoning religious sites in Uzbekistan, this one was empty save the sweeper. After 70 years of Communism and a new government intent on keeping sects and fundamentalists out of the country, the madrasas are closed and people stay away from the mosques other than on important holidays.

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Esteemed Reader—October 2015

Participating with underlying forces is not simply a matter of exploiting resources as the principles of capitalism guide, for to be harmonious with the reality both invokes and requires gratitude.

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Esteemed Reader: Is it Full?

Mr. Zimmerman, my 11th grade chemistry teacher, was nearing retirement, and his impatience with the profession was beginning to show. But there was one lesson that stayed with me from the year I spent in his classroom.

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