By the Way…

One of my books is called By the Way: 100 Reflections on the Spiritual Life. The book consists of reflections that didn’t fit into the “conversation” of my previous books.…

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Longevity and Transience

Recently biologists were tagging sturgeon in the Detroit River. The procedure was pretty routine. Catch the sturgeon in a basket, weigh, measure, tag, and release. Imagine their amazement when they…

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Hope and Worry

The other day I was reflecting on some of the differences between Hope and Worry. Here’s what I came up with. Hope believes a better world is possible… Worry believes…

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“Travels in Siberia”

For me, the word “Siberia” conjures up images of a vast expanse of wilderness, unbelievably frigid temperatures, and horrific prison camps (gulags) used by the Tsars and (even more ruthlessly)…

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