The Tree

Wind, rain, ice, and snow have pushed and pulled at its branches, but it is wise enough to bend just enough to let the elements be what they need to be, so the tree can continue to carry out its role in the cycle of life, death and rebirth.

Experience, Wisdom and Authority

I enjoyed watching Bill Maher crack jokes about presidential candidate Ben Carson’s lack of governmental experience, but it got me thinking. Among other things, Maher said, if the neurosurgeon Carson expects people to elect a U.S. President with no governing experience, he must first let someone with no medical experience operate on his brain. Very…