Posts Tagged ‘understanding’

Jesus in a dive bar

Thursday, August 4th, 2022
Jesus in the dive bar

Jesus in the dive bar. The meme popped up on my Facebook feed, shared by a friend and liked by a lot of people. It said, “Jesus didn’t dine with tax collectors and sinners because he wanted to appear inclusive, tolerant, and accepting. “He ate with them to call them to a changed and fruitful Read more

Does wisdom come with age?

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Wisdom is high on the list of personal qualities we prize. Yet even though most of us recognise that being wise is entirely different from other markers of success — such as being rich or famous or even a genius — wisdom is a difficult quality to define. Do we truly understand what it takes Read more

Early signs of autism

Friday, May 31st, 2013

When a newborn joins a family we become beguiled by the perfection of this wondrous new being. Any hint of difference is easily overlooked during the early years. We now understand that the onset of symptoms of autism spectrum disorders is variable during the first two years of life. Signs are evident in some children from birth, Read more