Wisdom Wherever You Find It: Is This Heaven?

Wisdom Wherever You Find It: Is This Heaven?

There is usually a bit of timeless wisdom that inspires these columns of mine. I will admit that the quotation that provoked this column — “Is this heaven?” — makes no sense out of context. Here is a link to a video of a little more than seven minutes that...
Belief in God Among U.S. Adults at All-Time Low

Belief in God Among U.S. Adults at All-Time Low

The number of U.S. adults who say they believe in God reached an all-time low of 81% in 2022, according to a Gallup report published June 17. This is five-points below the previous low in 2014, and it is 17 points below the all-time high of 98%, the level of belief...
On ‘Bleak House’ and Equally Bleak Institutions

On ‘Bleak House’ and Equally Bleak Institutions

There are two types of people in the world: those who organize libraries and those who do not. I am of the latter group. Forever doomed with an incurable affliction to accumulate crisp bound pages attached to busted spines without a system to categorize any of them. I...