Ant (part 3)

Ant (part 3)

(Click to read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series.) Walking to my office the other day, I noticed a long line of ants crawling along the pavement. Their tiny bodies shuttled from one task to the next, oblivious that I had just spared a dozen of their lives by adjusting...
Forest Fire

Forest Fire

  When Saint Augustine was asked to define time, he replied, “If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it, I do not know.” I often feel the same way about faith. I would certainly describe myself a person of faith. But it’s difficult to provide...
Coin

Coin

Last week, we had the incredible fortune to witness the Balinese way of welcoming the new year.   While the western world celebrates the emergence of a new year with raucous parties, Bali gets really quiet. The Balinese new year (Nyepi) is a silent day of...
Immune System

Immune System

On the outside, it might not seem like the rise in allergies and asthma is in any way related to the dissatisfaction that many young people, with more opportunities and wealth than any past generation, feel today. Both are actually consequences of the war our society...