"Slowly, in this town of 25,000 mostly retirees and blue-collar workers, where untethered wanderers roll off Interstate 40 like so many tumbleweeds, residents let down their guard for one peculiar 68-year-old man few call James or Zyla. Here, he’s Santa James." —John M. Glionna, "A homeless man wandered in one day, and this Arizona town … Continue reading Santa James
"The undiscerning mind is like the root of the tree, it absorbs equally everything it touches, even the poison that would kill it."—Kung Fu (television series) Recently, I got into an online discussion where someone was trying to convince me that I should listen to some podcast that explained some current conspiracy related to the … Continue reading Openness & Discernment
"Most people are neither bad apples nor good eggs, but soft fruit that can easily turn from ripe to rotten." —Baggini, Julian. "There is no one either good or bad, but circumstances make them so." The Independent. June 5, 2010.