The scriptures were one of the ways God spoke to me – even when I was a child – about my needs, my situation, and my life. They still are. Since our needs change over a lifetime, God has different things to tell us at different times.
You can’t do anything sensible until you know what the situation is that you’re in.
When we look at the situation in Ferguson, Missouri and the tragic death of Michael Brown, we are reminded of the importance of who we elect to our city councils, who sits on our local board of education committees, who we pick to represent us in Congress, in the Senate and more.
Language is a tool adequate to provide any degree of precision relevant to a particular situation.
The abjection of our political situation is the only true challenge today. Only facing up to this situation in all its desperation can help us get out of it.
A situation is always comic if it participates simultaneously in two series of events which are absolutely independent of each other, and if it can be interpreted in two quite different meanings.
Humour is the weapon of unarmed people: it helps people who are oppressed to smile at the situation that pains them.
A signal is comprehended if it serves to make us notice the object or situation it bespeaks. A symbol is understood when we conceive the idea it presents.