1+2+3 = not enough yet

1+2+3 = not enough yet

Three blind mice explore an elephant: One, on the elephant’s ear, described the animal as being floppy, like a sheet swaying in the wind, sometimes gently, sometimes with great violence. A second, exploring the trunk, described the elephant as a great long tube,...
We can do this

We can do this

We are, indeed, a peculiar people. We take smug, devilish delight in creating stereotypes of all sorts of persons in positions of authority, typically casting them in gloom, if not some level of horror: the Boss, always demanding, but with a condescending smile; the...
The Christian Life – 101

The Christian Life – 101

People often bemoan the seeming disappearance of handymen, trades people, artisans, true craftsmen, etc. For my part, not meaning to boast, but I, with my skill set, do my utmost to keep them afloat (if the invoices for said valuable persons are any indication). If an...
We can do this

Before and After

In recent years there have been phenomenal stories of rescue: from the sea, a mine, a tunnel in the mountain, a cave system, a mountainside, a war hostage situation. Each of these represents hours or weeks or even months of nail-biting anxiety as rescue efforts face...
It’s a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

Maybe you, like me, can reflect on some past circumstances which felt so crushing as to be beyond survival. And maybe you, like me, can now look back in wonderment at how, indeed, we did survive and perhaps even prosper, despite the ‘end-of-life’ rocky stretch. And...