Entries from January 2009

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

How To Walk On Water

This past Sunday I was relaxing at the water’s edge of a local beach when a young boy ran full speed right by me and into the shallow surf.  He continuously hopped up and down as he was running forward, kicking his little legs in the air and across the surface of the water before […]

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Why Everyone Likely Agrees on the Meaning of Life

Katie, a close friend of the family, is just 21 and already publicly out of the closet.  “I am deeply attracted to women.  I’m a lesbian,” she admits openly.  She has been involved in two long-term, intimate relationships in the last three years.  Both relationships were with women her age.  When I asked her why […]

Monday, January 5th, 2009

The Tools of The Mighty

 

We shape our tools and afterwards our tools shape us.
- Marshall McLuhan
Last weekend Angel and I attended a show at a local comedy club.  During the last skit of the night, the comedian on stage delivered a fairly humorous rant on the age-old dispute of whether the pen is mightier than the sword.  “Some people […]