“Have you ever compared the front and back of a tapestry? The front of a tapestry is art. In the hands of a skilled weaver it displays incredible artistry and fine detail. …
Sometimes it takes having our most precious possessions taken from us to gain perspective on what really matters.
There are some crazy competitions out there, like pumpkin sailing and outhouse racing. See this article for more ridiculous competitions
Some athletes have bizarre pre-game rituals that get them ready for a game. During the 1998 World Cup, the French team believed that their winning streak was tied
The famous Carly Simon song “You’re So Vain” has the lyrics “You’re so vain you probably think this song is about you.” Sometimes we can be so prideful
In his book Desiring the Kingdom, James K. A. Smith describes the formative power of the places and institutions we inhabit, using a shopping mall as a powerful example.
Jim Elliot was an evangelical missionary who attempted to reach out to a small Indian settlement in Ecuador with a team. Unfortunately, the entire team was killed by the settlement.