Many years ago my mother-in-law and I were having a conversation that has impacted me to this day. I don’t remember the details, but I have never forgotten her saying, “Ben, there’s as much bondage in having to be right as any other bondage”.
Life is complex and overwhelms us. Answers for living are rarely simple. Black, white, good, bad, right or wrong, seldom describe solutions for living well. Gray is normal in the complexity of living with seven billion people on this planet we all call home. Wisdom, it seems to me, would best be described as living […]
If I’m an atheist, I make it clear that I don’t believe in the existence of God. If I’m an agnostic, I make it clear that I don’t know what I believe about God’s existence. If I’m a follower of any religion, I make it clear what I believe about The God or Gods according […]
He needed freeing once before… From another religion… It changed the world. I hope we can help him escape again. The first time he was chained up it was in Jerusalem. There were followers there that wanted to make him the founder of a sect of Judaism. A radical bunch jail broke him and snuck […]
My father always cut my hair. We had a wonderful family friend who was a barber. I think he taught Dad how.