Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
Behold how Christ is the foundation of the church and the apostles are the foundations! Christ is by a figure of speech – antonomastice – the foundation because the edifice of the church begins from him and is finished in him and through him. But the prophets and apostles are the foundations because their authority bears up our weakness.
I’m attempting to put myself in a bottle that will one day wash up on the beach for my children.
Robots already perform many functions, from making cars to defusing bombs – or, more menacingly, firing missiles. Children and adults play with toy robots, while vacuum-cleaning robots are sucking up dirt in a growing number of homes and – as evidenced by YouTube videos – entertaining cats.
The Odyssey is the story of Americans up to the point where they are well-established, and even so it is detached from the historical side.
What is a fear of living? It’s being preeminently afraid of dying. It is not doing what you came here to do, out of timidity and spinelessness. The antidote is to take full responsibility for yourself – for the time you take up and the space you occupy. If you don’t know what you’re here to do, then just do some good.
In tough economic times, desperate people do desperate things, and the abortion rate goes up.
I can’t understand people who give up and commit suicide. If I have a bad day, I figure tomorrow will be better. And even if it isn’t, at least it isn’t any worse.
A little thing, like children putting flowers in my hair, can fill up the widening cracks in my self-assurance like soothing lanolin.