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As Europe convulses over seemingly unpayable debts and other economic troubles, British novelist and journalist A.
She is relieved I am not crying-- my crying is strange for her-- but I cannot hide what convulses the body: it is not her grief as I rise except that it is mine except that you are my mother-- this much she understands although you never wanted to know her.
EVERY FEW centuries the Christian community convulses in a period of acute upheaval.