"[T]he most egregious acts of racism can only occur within a context of compromise. History and scripture teach us there can be no reconciliation without repentance, and there can be repentance without confession. And there can be no confession without truth." ~Jemar Tisby, The Color of Compromise "If ever the book which I am not … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Color of Compromise’ by Jemar Tisby
With COVID we have more opportunities for solitude than ever before. Right? Well, maybe. What if solitude is less about isolation and more about "concentrated fascination" (whatever that means)?
"The heartbeat of anti-racism is confession, is admission, is acknowledgement, is the willingness to be vulnerable." ~Ibram Kendi
"Endurance is the knowledge that the only way out is through and whatever must be borne will be borne." ~David Brooks
"Keep back nothing. Nothing that you have not given away will be really yours." ~C.S. Lewis
For technical writers, content reuse it a great idea! But way more difficult in practice than it sounds.
What is courage, and how do we get more of it to face the difficult days ahead? Insights from sci-fi, art, and social activism.
What enables you to endure suffering? What gives you the hope to go on? In Fani's case, it is a glimpse of a restored world where everything sad comes untrue.
"The self-forgetful person would never be hurt particularly badly by criticism. It would not devastate them, it would not keep them up late, it would not bother them. Why?"
In two paragraphs Henri Nouwen conveys incredible insight on the nature of darkness and light, cynicism and joy.