“I love being pulled very backward in life so I can be launched further!” said no one. Absolutely no one. So we’re not going to talk about that today. We’ve all heard that the more backward you pull a stone in a catapult, the further it goes when it’s released. I think we can agree … Continue reading A Note on Acceleration
Have you ever been upset because someone was behaving strangely only to find that they were planning a surprise for you? For the most part, we want to lead a predictable life. We may enjoy surprises, but we prefer stability with a few surprises every now and then: “A lot of predictability with a hint of … Continue reading Don’t Judge Love Harshly
Christmas has it’s highlights. There’s the struggle to determine to whom you must say the politically correct “Happy Holidays” and to whom you must say “Merry Christmas.” Then there’s the mystery of Santa and the reindeers! Popular questions include “Who the heck is Santa and why is he climbing down my chimney?” and “Can someone … Continue reading The Stigma of Favor
Little children are very interesting. They are the epitome of unconditional love. You spank your child one minute and the next minute they come to you and kiss you goodnight. Before that, they want to sit in your lap and just hug you. Adults are good at keeping grudges, but not little children. They forget … Continue reading Don’t Leave the Presence!