Understanding needs love. Love needs understanding.
To my Ghanaian professor Charles: You are a brilliant doctor of statistics, and thank you for your amazing teaching. I was always impressed that Ghana evidently had the highest proportions of PhDs to population of […]
In a small New Hampshire town, there was a man who had an absolute love for pheasants. The locals looked at him farcically as he was a brawny, rough-hewn truck driver who paradoxically spoke of […]
A number of years ago, a great Olympian faced his final challenge in attempting to reach the Olympics. While three times he had participated in the games, the stresses of the trials never subside. It […]
Blessed are those who have the gift of sight. But in order to see, the seer must first see the seer.
A young man went off to fight in a battle he could not win. So many had already died over endless years of tragic sacrifice, a cost perhaps too high for the pretense of peace. […]
We return home from protests and marches with hundreds of thousands of people rebuking Trump’s vision of America. But to hang this rage only on Trump is to miss the larger point that this has […]
If one wants to learn about the nature of power, learn the language of the oppressor. If one wants to learn about the nature of life, learn the language of the oppressed. The guileful will […]
I am grateful for all the people who worked so hard to bring clarity to this world in 2016. For only with our endless pursuit of clarity will we ever find clear love.
Through the mist of unknown unknowns The glorious finale to our election season emerges Where the fate of an entire nation Has come to hinge on Anthony Weiner’s weiner No human being could mastermind such tragic comedy