What does it mean in the end to own the world but lose your soul? What good do possessions serve us if we lose our minds in the process of possessing them?
Continue reading “House of Sand and Fog”
Tonight I had a fantastic conversation with a good friend! In fact, it was so good that we concluded it outside the restaurant where it began in 27°F weather!
Continue reading “JC: elephant or donkey?”
How great this feast! This passage of cheer!
The dusk’s crisp dew outside is near,
While fire within hedges from fear.
These walls of love, of shelter endear.
Continue reading “The giving of thanks”
“In America” is the best film I’ve seen this year. And to be fair, I’ve seen some truly great films so that comment is no small task.
Continue reading “In America”
Cary Tennis is columnist for Salon. His regular piece is called “Since you asked…”
Continue reading “Since you asked…”
I know that His grace is sufficient for me. I’ve been told that all my life.
Continue reading “Thomas Syndrome”
“Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.”
Sir Francis Bacon
Continue reading “The pattern of solitude”
“I’d like to think he found a small measure of peace, the kind that so many search for and so few ever find.”
Continue reading “The Last Samurai”
“Taking something off the internet is like trying to remove pee from a public pool.”
Joe on Newsradio
“…our selves are merely the masks we wear in response to the social situations in which we find ourselves.”
Michael Lewis, Next
“In the future, everybody will be famous for 15 minutes.”
Continue reading “Internet Journals, Open Source Life, and Reality TV”
“The tie that binds.”
“The family that eats together, stays together.”
Continue reading “On Family”