November 2016

Final Letter from The Zen Peacemakers Auschwitz-Birkenau Retreat

“What Remains”: Final letter from Auschwitz


In English,  "the remains", when used as a noun, refers to a body after death. What is left over when life leaves the body? As a verb, “to remain” means  “to stay behind” or “what stays” or “to stay after something is complete”. In this letter, I am asking the question, what remains or lives on from this journey to Auschwitz?