Money really is strange, especially in the modern sense. We tend to think of it as concrete, yet it is anything but. It is really more a concept than an object. A five dollar bill is worth five dollars only because we believe it to be worth five dollars, not because it has some inherent value. It is simply a piece of paper.
Eternity is written in the fabric of the Universe. Though we experience time linearly, always moving forward, never staying still and never going back, the simple fact of this energetic equilibrium reveals the eternal quality of things
Too often are we satisfied with leaving our curiosity mild, for secretly we believe lies. We either subscribe to that school, or lack thereof, that thinks the Bible too dense to understand, or we slip toward the other side and sense a fear growing in us that, under intense scrutiny, it is simply too weak to stand
The courageous are simply running away from cowardice. In running towards what they fear, they are running away from what they fear.
We approach the precipice where a choice must be made and must be made clearly and purposefully. The decision that is to come will not be one that can be unmade. We must choose our end, or we must choose our means.
With pencil and paint, the artist may express his understanding of and feelings about the world surrounding him. He crafts an image that, no matter the level of realism or amateurism, betrays the workings of his mind and heart. Not […]