Courage in a Tribe

“There are all kinds of courage. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.” J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Traditional societies are generally divided into communities linked by social, economic, religious or blood tied.   We like to…

Reading and Writing

“In Hollywood the woods are full of people that learned to write but evidently can’t read. If they could read their stuff, they’d stop writing.” Will Rogers The turn of a phrase, a specific word, a striking first sentence or a surprise ending – those are the moments when reading becomes remarkable. I still get…