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Auntie Barba

Auntie Barba emerged from the head of Barbara S.F. Davis at Sunday brunch in Santa Cruz, California.

— From April 1993
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Auntie Barba

Dear Auntie Barba,
What kinds of questions does Saint Peter ask at the Pearly Gates?
Gertrude

April 1993
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Auntie Barba

In early times, divine guidance came through prophets, but for today’s fast-paced and multidenominational world, the most direct and democratic means of communion is the unpretentious fortune cookie. Remember that our Universal Source has a sense of humor. It was Voltaire who remarked that God is a comedian playing to an audience that’s afraid to laugh.

April 1992
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