On Fate and Faith…

I have always believed in fate; at least, until recently.  The problem I now see is that I have been simplifying fate in the same way I simplified reason (or reasoning).  We often like to assign fate to positive outcomes (that can been seen after the fact).  It is a bit like Monday morning quarterbacking. …

Letting go of Reason (or Reasoning)…

I am the father of three adopted children, ages 15, 11, and 7 months.  Two boys and a baby girl.  I often get asked why I adopted.  I have also been asked (frequently as of late): do you only adopt black children?  My wife and I have also lost many children; we discovered early in…