Tag Archives: the arts

Human Spirit

“Is human spirit what makes the ‘lights come on’ or is it what happens after the ‘lights come on’”? My friend Jonathan asked the question during our reunion this past weekend. My answer was that human spirit is what happens … Continue reading

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Express Yourself

We’ve heard of people holding back information in order to avoid hurting another person’s feelings or, more seriously, to avoid incriminating oneself. These lies of omission obscure the expression of truth. Lies of omission are a common feature in society, … Continue reading

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Creative Beginnings

The urges to construct things, to draw, to sing, to dance, to cook, to tell stories burst forth from human beings.  Creativity is natural to our species.  The legacy of humankind is present in prehistoric cave paintings, the statuary of ancient … Continue reading

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