Question: So, history major, what are you going to do with that? Answer: I’m going to work hard and be curious. How we support ourselves is quite a different thing than who we are as people and what we do with our limited time on earth. My wife and I recently returned from a trip […]
Read More History. Hmm. What Are You Going To Do With That?
While I would not have said this about myself 10 years ago, I apparently am flexible and optimistic. I find joy in the toil of life (Ecc. 2 & 3) and in keeping on keeping on. Life is short, and what is better than being helpful and productive?
Read More Every new beginning
I don’t think that death springs this April, despite the new Covid wave in Europe and Brazil and despite the impacts of new variants. We do have hope.
Read More Hope will spring this April
We can’t grow younger, but we can always be unfinished.
Read More Going somewhere and becoming something
There is no immaculate platform. All have been designed by someone or some team and restrict a user’s freedom in one way or another.
Read More No platform is righteous, no, not one
I am thinking about my mother this morning. This is her first Mother’s Day with a child in heaven. There won’t be a traditional family gathering today. Her mother is in a rest home that is prudently not allowing visitors. The 2020 versions of these special days are not flattering.
Read More An extraordinary Mother’s Day
Contrary to what politicians promise, we will not be “made whole” by stimulus checks, waived copayments, unemployment assistance, cheap loans, and the rest.
Read More Death springs this April
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, and it isn’t even close. Undoubtedly, our corporate expressions of gratitude are the healthiest part of the day. Gratitude pulls the soul out of the unending depths of introspection and self-pity. Who can add a single hour to his span of life?
Read More Thanking God for such deliverance