I Thirst

Though Good Friday is the most solemn day on the liturgical calendar, for much of my early life it was difficult for me to connect…

What Works: Turn Off the News

I don’t mean to put anyone out of work in this difficult economy — I even have several friends in this profession — but I implore you to turn off the news and leave it off. Mainly, I want you to turn off the local news, where “if it bleeds, it leads” and the priority, after titillating you with gore, is to scare you — because they thrive if we think we have to watch or we’ll die.