Among the worst things about The Slap is how it has fed self-righteousness in all but the two participants, and they already had it or
Pig is revelation. Revealing is when what’s here is hidden then seen. It’s really many individual ones, though widely considered they’re the same, and all
There’s an unfortunate instructor-y thing where the guy on stage [I’ve found it’s usually a male doing this] asks a question he already knows the
You’d think a guy’d remember if it was the first time he’d seen a body but I didn’t not at first. [Hadda chance to graduate
Thomas Merton was asked once to contribute to a book on success — specifically a statement of how he’d achieved it in his own life.
Poetry’s a sneaky bastard. All the time sidling up to one on false pretenses — ‘It’s just the one’ … ‘We won’t intrude’ — and
A friend once recounted how a mutual acquaintance of ours had told her God spoke to him, which he meant both literally and verbally. It’s
Every few years I realize how wrong I’ve been. People who know me are faster on that, and even temporary acquaintances pick up the signals