How to rebuild trust. PREPENT5772. Day 26
Sleep: Know More. PREPENT5773. Day 25.
I woke up this morning from a weird dream. In a fancy clothing shop, after choosing the pants and socks to match, a salesman points out to me a box of ties on sale. I rummage through and see one tie with illustrations of animals on it – black sheep, black cow, etc. ha […]
Get a kitchen timer. PREPENT5773. day 24.
sleep: know more. The trope of this season is to wake up. Shofars are alarm clocks and the whole thing is about waking up to our better selves, again. So many of us live our lives on auto-pilot, asleep at the wheels. Once a year the horn blares and we are wide awake. But for how long? […]
Faith: lost and found. PREPENT. Day 23.
עברית בהמשך Late last night J. drops in for a visit and tells me Neil Gaiman’s secret for successful writing: sit in front of the screen or whatever, and you only have two choices – write or don’t write. don’t do anything else. pretty soon not writing will be just too boring, so you’ll write. […]
Advice from Hitchens on Mortality and Friendship. Prepent day 22.
9/11 Early morning walk around the block in the East Village this crisp fall day, blue sky, a bit chilly. Just like 11 years ago on this fateful date, when the day began so pretty and who knew what is yet to come. Just a few blocks from where I now stand with coffee in hand […]
I’ve been reading Christopher Hitchens’ last book ‘Mortality’ this past week, finding, again, that the God he doesn’t believe in is the same one I don’t believe in, and that I think we believe in the same mystery at the end of the day. Although his day on earth is already over and what he […]