Facts can obscure truth…

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.-Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1900 – 1944) Never apologize for showing feeling. When you do so, you apologize for the truth.-Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881) All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed.… Continue reading Facts can obscure truth…

Language at its most distilled and most powerful…

I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.-Steven Wright (b. 1955) You can find poetry in your everyday life, your memory, in what people say on the bus, in the news, or just what's in your heart.-Carol Ann Duffy (b. 1955) We all write poems; it is simply that poets… Continue reading Language at its most distilled and most powerful…

Sticks and stones

I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.-Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) FYI: Festival of Shavuot (Pentecost) The Jewish festival of Shavuot began at sunset on Sunday and ends at sunset on Monday. In terms of religious restrictions, this festival… Continue reading Sticks and stones