Sisterly Gratitude

Grateful for my sister and specifically the boundless gift of thoughtfulness she possesses. She knows I like figs And one day [after yet another long, hard day of work, I found a mysterious box that was super heavy waiting at my door. I stood there for a while before turning to unlock the door because I was trying to figure out what I forgot that I ordered. This is what I found: Photo looks like I uncovered dung, but this is actually a photo of treasure. a 10lb treasure, to be exact: “All that is gold does not glitter.” Continue reading Sisterly Gratitude

“I have always had a quarrel with this country not only about race, but about the standards by which it appears to live.” – James Baldwin

  Golden Retriever: “I can’t deal with stupid people at work” Lamb: “Practice mercy, compassion. I’ve lately been thinking Our work is a chance for us to practice becoming people who are kind, even when people don’t deserve it And every time we make a choice when it’s really darn hard to show mercy and patience We change And it will affect you when you stand before Christ And also who you are as a wife/a husband A mother/ a father A grandmother/ a grandfather A friend And aunt/ uncle I’m saying this not particularly towards you because I’ve been … Continue reading “I have always had a quarrel with this country not only about race, but about the standards by which it appears to live.” – James Baldwin

Morning Reflections on Entropy with Coffee.

Morning reflections on entropy, inspired by a recent article I read in Farnam Street; “Truly understanding entropy leads to a radical change in the way we see the world. Ignorance of it is responsible for many of our biggest mistakes and failures. We cannot expect anything to stay the way we leave it. To maintain our health, relationships, careers, skills, knowledge, societies, and possessions requires never-ending effort and vigilance. Disorder is not a mistake; it is our default. Order is always artificial and temporary.” Continue reading Morning Reflections on Entropy with Coffee.