Untethered Dog

You Never Know Where He Will Go

Tag: Meaning

Things Related and (Maybe) Not

My car battery is dying. My electric tooth brush is dying. Both still can still take a charge but neither can hold it very long. Come to think of it, this weekend I had to replace the battery in my kitchen clock. I have noticed of late, too, that my phone battery drains noticeably faster […]

The Answer Is There Isn’t One (Or Is There?)

On those mornings you struggle with getting up, keep this thought in mind — I am awakening to the work of a human being. Why then am I annoyed that I am going to do what I’m made for, the very things for which I was put into this world? Or was I made for […]

Great Moments are Born from Great Opportunity

I rewatched Miracle last night. What I appreciate about that movie is not the games — we have live footage of those and you can’t mimic the intensity, and especially not the joy — but rather the moments, which are no doubt composites, that took place behind-the-scenes and before, frankly, there were scenes, as in […]

Choosing Meaning

As the world marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau in January, I was, as it happens, reading Man’s Search for Meaning. In Part II of his classic, world-over bestseller Viktor Frankl tells the story of a man, a doctor, he counseled who felt deep despair following the death of his wife. The […]