“By and large, our world has lost its sense of wonder. We have grown up. We no longer catch our breath at the sight of a rainbow or the scent of a rose, as we once did. We have grown bigger and everything else smaller, less impressive. We get blasé and worldly-wise and sophisticated. … Continue reading Wonder-full

A Higher Law

“In Germany, under the law, everything is prohibited, except that which is permitted. In France, under the law, everything is permitted, except that which is prohibited. In the Soviet Union, everything is prohibited, including that which is permitted. And in Italy, everything is permitted, especially that which is prohibited.”      It may be because I’m … Continue reading A Higher Law

Holy Fools

Things to Do on an Elevator *Crack open your briefcase or purse, and while peering inside, ask, “Got enough air in there?” Meow occasionally.Wear a puppet on one of your hands and use it to talk to the other passengers.Listen to the elevator walls with a stethoscope.Say “ding” at each floor.Make noises like an explosion … Continue reading Holy Fools