We are familiar with the slogans that remind us that speeding behind the wheel kills. In today’s reading it’s not a matter of death, but rather that speeding can cause us to miss the goal. It’s interesting to compare driving a car with the way we live our lives. Studies tell us that a pedestrian has a range of vision of 180 degrees, while a driver going at 100 km/h has a range of 45 degrees. If, however, he drives at the speed of 130 km/h, his range of vision is dramatically reduced to 30 degrees.Read More
A proverb, Cervantes said, is a short sentence based on long experience. This verse certainly fits. It commands our attention. But listening today is a declining art. So we need to be reminded to practice this vital skill.
Politicians have their talking points.Read More listening, attention, reflection