We are bargain hunters, all of us. We make bargains with God, with reality or the cosmos or karma or whatever. We are convinced someone or something out there is keeping […]
It would be good to learn to nose-dive into a full, bodily celebration of the good at hand, even when it is as simple and routine as dew and a nicely mowed lawn.
Why do we crave drama? Why do our little pauses in the day–to see what’s going on in the world, peek at social media, follow our sport, finish the day […]
I have before me a series of political news magazines collected over recent weeks. The obituaries page is not one I usually turn to first, but having read two obituaries […]
Life’s treasures come from someone who shed his riches for us, someone who does not charge interest if we can’t pay him back, nor looks at our portfolio before investing all that he has into us;
Ever heard of John Stuart Mill’s famous Harm Principle? Maybe you don’t recognize Mill’s name, but my guess is that you hear this principle really often. In his treatise On Liberty Mill […]
Desmond Tutu has a little children’s book called God’s Dream. In soft pastel paintings of kids from all nations, we discover that God dreams about people sharing and caring, “that […]
I’m an unrepentant lover of good food. There is nothing better than a pungent combination of spices and the beautiful color of fresh produce to enliven the senses and transport […]