Tag Archive: George Eliot

Jan 18 2015

God’s Name, Heisenberg, and Humpty Dumpty

    Can you believe it’s 2015? Don’t you just want to stop the train, keep time from moving relentlessly forward, and freeze the moment? I think this is kind of a natural, universal human desire. We long for certainty in an uncertain world, we long for stability in a world of constant change. The …

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Sep 28 2014

Love Is All You Need

    The Beatles famously sang, “All you need is love.” A pretty naïve statement, spoken by people with no concern about access to such basic necessities as water, food, shelter, healthcare. And yet- the older I get the more I recognize the fundamental wisdom that while love may not be ALL that we need …

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Sep 15 2013

Wait, Wait- What!

“Patience is a virtue,” or, as George Eliot expressed it more poetically, “The wine and the sun will make vinegar without any shouting to help them.”[1]  My children think I’m the most impatient person on the planet, but that’s only because they haven’t spent more time with my mom.  My parents were visiting AZ once …

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