“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass … it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”
I knew going in that my efforts would probably be wasted. It was what the existentialists call an “acte gratuite” — a choice to act in the face of a foreordained doom.
…In a world full of powerful interests hoping to make us all into consumers and spectators, it’s essential to act and speak.
Otherwise, you’re not learning and growing; you’re just opening your mouth for someone else’s spoons.
“You literally fell down drunk and died. Not quite what the study had in mind.”
Weekends are a whole lot more fun when you have a job.
“We see the value of working with people we know, like, and trust.” Liz Strauss
So why don’t more Christians do this with each other? Shouldn’t that be natural to Christian fellowship?
…or is the green monster of envy eating all the good will? OR maybe we don’t like each other all that well?
“I must be the luckiest jihadist in town. What are the odds?” -Mark Steyn on terrorists in Mumbai
…but the ending is not happy for anyone, for “that is the way of a [jihadist].”
“The grass is seldom greener. Try watering the lawn instead.” (Time Immortal)