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Te Aumangea – Perseverance

When I was a seminarian I used to visit an elderly gentleman, ‘Mr Torley’. He was in the Home of Compassion near the end of his life. He was personifying Shakespeare’s 7th stage of man. He was “sans teeth, sans eyes….”  He would take my hand in his skin and bones hand. Squeezing mine hard […]