In a New York Times Op-Ed today, “Slavery Thrived on Compromise, John Kelly,” Kashana Cauley gives us a good example of a very bad habit that plagues many conversations: equivocation. (Equivocation is the use of a word in two ways in the midst of an argument in which the argument gets some or all of […]
I appreciated the picture of humans responding to disaster that concludes this short description of the Mexico City earthquake, “Living in Mexico City Is a Perpetual Dare.” It’s overwhelming to read the news these past two months, with major hurricanes causing major flooding in Houston, Louisiana, Florida, and elsewhere. We saw the wreckage of those […]
A walk in the forest with the kids is a good time to pray for them.
From now on, I’ll be posting updates about JFA’s work at JFA’s new blog: http://www.jfaweb.org/jfa-blog.
Stop trying to understand Twitter, at least for a moment. Pray for my wife and our kids instead.
Something wild is always blooming, from twinleaf and bloodroot early in spring to beeweed in late fall, things of intricate, limitless beauty. Often I fear that I am not paying enough attention. -Wendell Berry, Jayber Crow (p. 327)