Some thoughts

Today’s readings continue Micah’s challenge to the people of Jerusalem: “I remember the devotion of your youth.” There is something haunting about the phrase, hoisting up the image of our ventures, projects and endeavors that we begin with such enthusiasm, hope, and expectations. There is something inspiring about see a person years on that carries that same passion and hope for the now many years of efforts, the venture still ongoing. Continue reading

What else could go wrong?

We here in Florida, the current epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, are entering the heart of hurricane season. All seasoned Floridians are quietly watching the forecasts from the tropics and west of the Azores Islands. As the philosopher George Santayana remarked, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” So in case someone has forgotten, our friends at NOAA are here to help us remember the past. Continue reading