Archive for the 'Like a Child' Category

What is the Meaning of Color?

Wednesday, July 25th, 2007

What is the meaning of color? I realize that for many this question will seem non-sensical, since color is likely to be perceived as something that just is, a phenomena that originally occurred in nature and that we replicate through various means in culture. Others, tuning into the fact that we replicate colors in culture, [...]

Lazurus, Come Forth!

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

A few days ago I walked out into the living room and found my daughter, Elena, very upset and crying. I immediately went into inquisition mode and asked, “Did Ethan do something?” and “Did you hurt yourself?” Both inquiries recieved a head shaking “no”. Upon further investigation, however, I found that my profound, little existentialist [...]

Do Not Hinder Them

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Jesus said, “Let the children come unto me and do not hinder them for such is the Kingdom of Heaven.” Elsewhere he said, “If you would see God’s Kingdom you must humble yourself and become as a child.” Regarding these passages, I recently began to wonder if among the children we must not hinder are [...]

Perspective

Tuesday, October 11th, 2005

A young boy, a toddler really, with black curly hair and wearing overalls walked out of a department store with a red balloon in his hand. Upon exiting he looked up and noticed how deeply blue the sky was, and lifting his hand he released the balloon. The young boy then turned to his mom [...]