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Phial of Galadriel

‘In this phial,’ she said, ‘is caught the light of Eärendil’s star, set amid the waters of my fountain. It will shine still brighter when night is about you. May … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

Neighbour to Neighbour

I’m not sure of the circumstances that led to his present condition, and frankly it doesn’t matter. What did matter was that this large gentleman, this double amputee, needed help … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Prisoners of Hope – On Cornel West and Abraham Joshua Heschel.

On Saturday night I had the opportunity to listen to Cornel West (Professor, Historian, Philosopher and Social Activist) wax eloquent about the work of Rabi Abraham Heschel, and how it fertilised … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

When the saints went marching

MLK Jr. day was on Monday. I went to my first march and it was incredible. The march snaked for two miles along Seattle’s streets. It started in the Central … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

This is life.

I came home last night around 10pm. My wife had told me that our daughter was still up, which is unusual for her. Nothing could have prepared me for what … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 7 Comments

How to lessen your chances of being railroaded.

Sometimes in life, we make decisions that take an awful turn for the worst, and it is entirely our own fault. We can’t divorce ourselves from the blame, we messed … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Talking about bicyles

“It is the work of true education. . . to train the youth to be thinkers, and not mere reflectors of other men’s thought.” – Education, Chapter 1, page 17 … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · 5 Comments