“Such happiness as life is capable of comes from full participation…” –John Dewey, Living Philosophies (A.D. 1931) Revelation 2:1 To the angel of the church of Ephesus write, “These things says He who holds the seven stars in His right hand, who walks in the midst of the seven golden lampstands.” There have been times when… Continue reading Is It About Me? Or We?
Have you ever listened to people talk in a language you don’t understand? I’ve noticed I can learn a lot about what people are saying, even without understanding a single word. Sometimes they are friendly. Sometimes its just business. And how quickly emotions change as they talk. More importantly, love or respect are obvious—contempt or resentment—joy… Continue reading “A Foreign Language”
In the days before GPS and Google Maps, a friend of mine (let’s say Carl) told how he mapped out the shortest route on a rather long trip. He used all the info he could get his hands on. Despite his best efforts, he arrived only after quite a few stops and delays. But one… Continue reading “A Better Route?”