Today’s Gospel reading comes from Luke’s “Sermon on the Plain” (Lk 6:20-26). In it, Jesus lays out a vision of the Kingdom of God based on the promise of justice and mercy. The promise makes little sense, however, from an … Continue reading The World Turned Upside Down
I have a friend who gets up at 3:00 am every day and goes to the gym for a swim before starting work as a mergers and acquisitions expert and financial consultant. He’s been doing this for years and loves … Continue reading Tweeting the Night Away
In July, 1518 in the town of Strasbourg, France, a “dancing plague” broke out. The plague started when a woman stepped out of her cottage for relief from the sweltering heat and began moving her body in the breeze, perhaps … Continue reading Donald Trump and the Dancing Plague of 2018
It used to be that if you were uncertain about something, you weren’t sure which way it would go. It could go up, it could go down. It could be on, it could be off. You waited for the outcome … Continue reading Uncertainty Ain’t What It Used To Be
This week I got an email from my “friends at IFTTT” informing me that I had to reconnect my Google Drive to API and I’d better do it PDQ or else I would miss out on something “awesome.” I stared … Continue reading English, S’il Vous Plaît!
Two months ago I sent a tweet about not getting crapped on. I had been standing in White Plains waiting to take Metro North back to the city when I spotted the sign on a wall. It was perfect not … Continue reading Please Don’t Feed the Pigeons