Open post

Meanwhile

Imagine the Christmas Eve headlines. Thousands Flock To Ancestral Homes!Burdensome Taxes On Horizon Roman Soldiers Assault Innocent Family!Apparently They Looked Guilty Governor Hosts Huge Party!Wealthy Dine And Dance While People Starve King Huddles With Advisors!Amid Rumors Of Purge All sorts of urgent “news” might have dominated first-century Twitter feeds. Social media streams would have been […]

Continue readingMore Tag

Nasty

Imagine being born in a stinky, nasty place surrounded by chaos. And then imagine, after you survived, powerful political leaders considered you a threat and wanted to kill you. Our neat little nativity scene is a bit misleading. It wasn’t all rainbows and smiles surrounded by a heavenly glow from the star. It was an […]

Continue readingMore Tag
Open post

About Taking Time

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday. Ever since the turkey settled, we’ve been buried under an avalanche of one-time-only, gotta-hurry-before-they’re gone “bargains.” It’s all marketing, a scheme designed to create a sense of urgency and scarcity. These *holidays* reinforce the perception that there’s not enough for everyone. Better jump in before you’re left out, […]

Continue readingMore Tag
Open post

Fine Print

Becky came home with a new insulated travel mug. It’s a mug. Pour the coffee, pop on the lid, drink. It’s not complicated. So we laughed when the box included several paragraphs of instructions. Single spaced, double sided. In an impossible-to-read font. Those *instructions* give the impression that using a travel mug is an intricate, […]

Continue readingMore Tag

Posts navigation

1 2 3 4 5 6 39 40 41
Scroll to top