What it feels like after a gig
whatshouldwecallconservatory: Just 99342037 more of those and I’ll be set for life.
VISITING ANOTHER CHURCH
everydayimpastoring: And the worship is well-planned, theologically sound, liturgically correct, and totally engaging.
We’ve bought into this idea that education is about training and...– Chris Hedges “Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle”
Isn’t the one thing needful, the one thing that is blessed in time and...– Søren Kierkegaard, The Gift: Every Good and Every Perfect Gift Is From Above - II. Evil and the Gift.
“Human beings are the only creatures on Earth that claim a God and the only...– (via warpeddistinctions)
Look here at what our greed has done. Look at how greed has robbed us all. Look...– Sarah Styles Bessey
In which Gorbachev explains a few things at the...
Question: What was your response to Reagan saying, "Mr. President, tear down that wall?"
Mikhail Gorbachev: Frankly, we didn't pay much attention to it...we knew he had a previous career as an actor.
viggiliano: I wish you realized the world could be different. I wish you would participate. I wish you cared for justice and took offense to greed. I wish war unsettled you and charity provoked you. To act. To engage. To usher in grace and unconditional love toward those you disagree with, those who revile you and disrespect you. I wish you were for and not against. If only I had time...
There is still something to me almost incredible in the idea of a young Galilean...– Oscar Wilde, De Profundis, Pg. 10.
Most of us are egotistical and most are self-concerned most of the time, but...– David Brooks
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty– Edward R. Murrow
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If I decide to hit, or kill, another man myself, then I must be prepared to...– The War Game
This Bitter Earth and On the Nature Of Daylight -...
He comes to us as One unknown, without a name, as of old, by the lake-side, he...– Albert Schweitzer, The Quest of the HIstorical Jesus, page 403. (via royalfisher)
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?
viggiliano: Machiavelli: So that its subjects will view it with admiration, as a chicken which has the daring and courage to boldly cross the road, but also with fear, for whom among them has the strength to contend with such a paragon of avian virtue? In such a manner is the princely chicken’s dominion maintained.
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Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the...– Douglas Adams
Consider how designers “skin” an information architect’s wireframes. Or how the...– Stephen P. Anderson
Ink On A Page
Black ink mars the white page. The first marks appear as a blemish, a degradation upon the one unmarked sheet. But as the lines form letters, letters words, and words sentences, a new sort of beauty emerges. Not one of the previous stark whiteness, but a picture. A thought. An Idea. Words, thoughts, and images combine to bring a story, a place, to life. The contrast, the hideous marks, an...