It is said that the Greek philosopher, Diogenes, carried a lamp with him at all times in an attempt to find an honest man. Reports were he never found one. Why? Why is honesty so elusive? Perhaps it’s easier to cover a dishonest act with a good motive, or to dress a lie in a half truth in order not to be judged badly by … Continue reading In Search of an Honest Man
“From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known; our Constitution works. And during the Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one – absolutely no one – is above the law.” ~ Leon Jaworski Last week, like some of you, I watched the prime time coverage of the January 6 American Congressional hearings. At the time, I’d been … Continue reading What’s Goin’ On?
“Unfortunately there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is.” ~ Carl Jung What can you say? It is a sad day — when you discover people aren’t as good as you … Continue reading Finding Light In Your Shadow
“There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson Social media, for many, might be one such thing. I heard it described this way: Twitter ~ I’m eating a donut Facebook ~ I like donuts Foursquare ~ This is where I eat donuts Instagram ~ Here’s a picture of my donut YouTube ~ Here I am, eating a donut LinkedIn ~ My … Continue reading The Sacred Space Between Your Ears
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” ~ Book of Ecclesiastes We’d all probably sign on to this passage of scripture, because life is an ongoing cycle of beginnings and endings and change is our one constancy. But in this perpetual cycle, it is not often clear what season it is. Is it a time to be born … Continue reading To Fail or Succeed