This morning, when all was quiet and the sky still dark, I savored a few pages of a novel I’ve been reading, Marilynne Robinson’s Pulitzer-winning Gilead. In one of the […]
In his treatise on rhetoric, when Aristotle set out to express the factor that makes a public speaker most persuasive, he elected an element not many of us would choose. […]
The scene that launches Victor Hugo’s classic, Les Misérables, tells the story of a man called Jean Valjean. Jean is arrested for stealing a loaf of bread and ends up […]
Why did God allow this evil act? I don’t know. But if God suffers with us to forge a perfect paradise out of this mess, offering his life to save undeserving people, I guess it is ok not to know.
Eager to revisit or catch up with some missed insights of 2015? Here’s today’s food-for-thought with the most read Wondering Fair posts in 2015. 1. My Little Ponies Makeover by Jessica Hughes […]
Last night I watched Aloha, a 2015 film starring Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, and Emma Stone. It is a movie, among a few things, about closure and new beginnings. The […]
We crave the spiritual. But not too much, mind you. This month I read for the first time an author I had heard a lot about, the celebrated Japanese writer […]