Simone Weil

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The Spiritual Discipline of Raising Kids

Another of Simone Weil’s incisive thoughts is her notion of attention. She uses mathematics as an example of how we can train ourselves in spiritual discipline. Math requires a solution that is objective. I have to focus on solving a problem that sits outside of my feelings and perceptions. It’s more of a discipline to … Continue reading

In Popcorn: Love

As a kid one of the good memories I had with my father was popcorn. He would make it with loads of butter right on the stove top. I would eventually go through the microwave popcorn bag stage when that was the coolest thing around. I loved that stuff! And who can forget about the … Continue reading