Breaking Surface

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“Let no one keep you from your journey, no rabbi or priest, no mother who wants you to dig for treasures she misplaced, no father who won’t let one life…

Art Is Like Manure

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Thornton Wilder, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and novelist, remarked that “Money is like manure; it’s not worth a thing unless it’s spread around encouraging young things to grow.” The other thing…

Slow Down to Speed Up

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When we are feeling harried or like we’re falling behind, our typical response is to try and move faster, to accelerate. And sometimes this can work. But more often, in…

Ask for What You Want

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Most people are bad at asking for what they want. Instead of just saying what it is they really want, they beat around the bush. They hem and haw or…