Archives for August 2010

Love, in a word.

Today I was asked to define the word "love" in less than 25 words- to limit the definition of the single world’s greatest source of power, hope, and joy to just over two dozen words. I thought to myself, “Can such a thing be done? How does one even define love?  In slightly more than 25 words, I can attempt to describe the concept, but, define? Do I dare try to do such a definition justice?”I can describe how it looks - the sparkle in the eyes of every newlywed, the 90 year old couple at church … [Read more...]

Things I have (un)learned since high school:

In high school, people often told me that you go to high school to learn, and then you go to college to unlearn everything you learned in high school. Over the past two years, I have found that to be true. Some of the things I have (un)learned about life since graduating high school have completely turned my world upside-down. Though at many times during this process of "world rearrangement" I felt like I was going to fall off, life looks far sweeter from this new perspective than it ever did … [Read more...]