Flaws make beauty. Anyone can draw a perfect tree. It happens to look like a lollipop. However, with a crack in the bark, a wilted leaf, a hole from a worm, a knot in the wood, the tree takes on character and depth.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
People are, obviously, not characters in books. They are not consistent and not easily summed up in a few words. They are contradictory and surprising. It is easy to stay angry at someone while buying into one of these narratives – e.g., “He is always critical” or “She never wants to do what I like”… Read more »
Behind religious fanaticism is fear: fear that indiscriminate punishment will follow if certain “divine” laws are broken.
History allows us to bear witness to the past. It is nothing short of amazing that whole kingdoms and empires rose and collapsed, that people lived and died for their ideals, and yet few people today know anything about them. It is amazing because history has amazing stories to tell, lessons to teach, and those… Read more »