An economist’s studies led him to the insight that failure and unexpected obstacles are major drivers of innovation and creativity. But innovation and creativity aren’t just virtues for the workday. Creativity–creation–is the fundamental attribute of God. What starts out as an economics principle becomes an insight into the fundamentals of life: it is when we are desperate that we become the most godlike. We blaze brightest when thrown into the fire. (more…)
I’ve never wanted children. I’m over 50. I’ve never married.
The other day, in prayer, I was complaining to the Lord that a family (of adults) that I’ve been mentoring and helping out, and who have been a source of frustration to me, and taking a lot of my time lately, were like children. (more…)
“Due to an aging population, non-Hispanic whites last year recorded more deaths than births.” (link)