Tagore, life and death

Gitangali, book cover

“When I go from hence let this be my parting word, that what I have seen is unsurpassable. I have tasted of the hidden honey of this lotus that expands on the ocean of light, and thus am I blessed—let this be my parting word.” Contemplating questions of life and death?  Please take a moment [...]

Is it Just Luck?

Butter Side Up

In control of life?   Self-made man? Rising star?  Pete Strom would seem to be all these things.  Isn’t it implicit in talking at TED? Why then does Pete see his success as one huge lucky break, as a gift of grace which he neither earned nor brought about?  He opens up the subject of grace [...]