The All-Too-Common, Sure-Footed Path to Unavailing Grief

It’s that time of year. Tell me if you remember this . . . “‘Oh! captive, bound, and double-ironed,’ cried the phantom, ‘not to know, that ages of incessant labor, by immortal creatures, for this earth must pass into eternity before the good of which it is susceptible is all developed. Not to know that […]

Mankind Was My Business

Is it too early to talk about the reason for the season? Just a quick reminder about why we do anything at all: “But you were always a good man of business, Jacob,’ faltered Scrooge, who now began to apply this to himself. ‘Business!’cried the Ghost, wringing its hands again. Mankind was my business. The […]