Perfectly Human: An Impossible Goal by Jessica Bigby
My friend Jessica Bigby has offered a Perfectly Human post before: "Walking Toward Freedom." In it, she talks about what it meant–both physically and spiritually–to start learning to walk without her canes. Recently, I learned from Jess that after years of assuming that skiing ...
Want Some Help Praying? Free Copies of A Praying Life on Kindle
Recently Peter and I took a walk together. We were talking about some trouble Penny's had in school lately. Peter said, "Do you want to pray?" And so we did. It was easy, refreshing, and totally unusual for us.
After nearly two decades as a practicing Christian, I still have ...
May 03, 2011
Quote of the Week: Benjamin Franklin
So convenient a thing it is to be a reasonable creature since it enables one to find or make a reason for everything one has a mind to do.
Hints of Providence: An Interview with Carlos Eire
Years ago I read Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, by Carlos Eire. It was written in the wake of the Elian Gonzalez affair, and Professor Eire (he teaches at Yale) wrote his memoir of growing up in Cuba before Castro took over. Last fall I heard Prof. Eire ...