Remember those rude Frenchmen in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, yelling at the English knnnnn-igts? Or something every English language student comes up across at some point, pronouncing fight like fig-t and might like mig-t? Continue reading “on the germanic roots of certain english words”
I’ve written previously about what makes the Bible speak so truly. It is a book of hope, a love letter from God, a brutally honest assessment of the way we are as people.
But there is another characteristic of the Bible which seems overlooked.
It’s a fundamentally crazy book. Continue reading “on the craziness of the bible”
We should gladly accept good things when they come, but don’t let them make you forget where the fountain of happiness is.
Good things, good people, good jobs, good moments come and go. If they don’t go they will change. And during that change they will definitely disappoint you along the way. Continue reading “on being happy”
Some things I learned this past year:
• The importance of empathy cannot be overstated. Uncaring cold-heartedness, bullying and generally being a shithead can be cured in part by putting yourself in someone else’s shoes. Continue reading “on lessons learned”