“GOD” IS THE EXPERIENCE OF “experiencing God.”
“THIS MAY OR MAY NOT be a good time to start things, but it’s a great time to continue ’em.”
EVEN IF THERE’S LITTLE TO read — sometimes, especially if there’s little to read — nothing beats sharing an early morning newspaper with someone you love.
“BUILDING A BETTER MOUSETRAP IS one thing. Testing it is something else.”
UNLESS IT CONTAINS A CRITICISM of what the writer didn’t say, no letters-and-opinion section is complete.
IF SEDIMENTARY ROCK LAYERS ARE like pages of a book, archaeology is the art and science of compiling an index and table of contents.
A MODERN SENSIBILITY IS THE greatest impediment to understanding ancient traditions. (And sometimes vice-versa.)
“HEY, MAN, IF YOU WERE in high school when the original Star Wars came out, you know exactly what I mean.”
HOW MUCH CAN YOU CHANGE something before it no longer resembles the original — yet still call it by the same name?
DO ANT THEOLOGIANS EXHORT THEIR multitudes against the fate awaiting them under Dante’s Magnifying Glass?
YOU REALLY FEEL LIKE A Jewish Teacher when a former student says “This needed to be here” and gives you a rock he picked up at Masada. (Thanks, Nick. May you also be blessed to know the difference you make.)…
Thank God or your equivalent that the uttermost limits of joy and misery remain mostly unexplored — and largely uncommunicated.