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Please…Go Outside

"The artificial world lies and cheats. It seduces us with the worst of all lessons: that life is easy, and comfort is the goal. Thus it kills initiation at every turn. It cheats us of nourishment and strength and the very training we need. The answer is not only online filters. The answer is to… Continue reading Please…Go Outside

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Sticky Labels

"It ain't what they call you, it's what you answer to." WC Fields Conservative. Liberal. Classical liberal. Evangelical. I was reading a comment thread where people were arguing the virtues and vices of all these labels we take on or give out. On and on it went, everyone arguing in circles about "what does it… Continue reading Sticky Labels

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Better Than A Jane Austen Ending

"You are loved harder and longer and more urgently than the ending of any Jane Austen novel." Lisa Jo Baker, Never Unfriended This quote cracked me up. If you've ever read through or watched a Jane Austen story, you know for the most part, it all shakes out in the end. The tangled relationships somehow… Continue reading Better Than A Jane Austen Ending