Beachhead (part 1)

Beachhead (part 1)

I recently moved to a neighborhood in Montreal that’s a very odd combination of  hipsters and Hasidic Jews. Although different in important ways, the groups share a great many similarities in how they relate to others. Each is insular, with ostentatious outward...
Wave

Wave

In theme and style, this is a continuation of the last post (horizon) How to preserve awareness of the infinite when you’ve got a sink full of dishes and you’re late for work? How to move forward when you’re consumed with pain, when you feel that there’s a vortex of...

What is Conversion?

“Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 18:3) I’ve been pondering this very famous line of Jesus, perhaps because I’ve been spending a lot of time with a small child lately. I’ve also...

Investment

Every now and then, I feel it’s important to take stock of my life and ask myself, what I am invested in? I spend time wondering how best to invest my money (even if it’s for seemingly small decisions like where to buy my vegetables or coffee), so why not do the same...