Politics with Love and Logic

There is a way of thinking that pits economic prudence or political strategy against morality and compassion, framing the battle as muscular intellect against limp naïveté. Wisdom, in other words, versus love. Sure, you can be liberal (in the dictionary sense of the word—free, or generous), but only insofar as you forfeit the prize of…

Life is Vapor, Week 8

Chapter 7 of Ecclesiastes--another fascinating bit of ancient wisdom!  While it did contain a sprinkling of sound relationship advice (especially what to avoid), it wasn't a perfect match for our chapter of Thirty Thousand Days, "Love Deeply."  The closest fit for that idea would have come from Ecclesiastes chapter 9, where the Preacher exuberantly says,…