With all the recent news about havoc created by armed men, it is comforting to be reminded how we benefited from the spiritual awakening of a young man with a rifle back in 1894.
New Mexico became a state in 1912. Declining economically after being left off the railroad line, Santa Fe determined to become an exotic tourist destination, “The City Different.” It’s architecture and history–including its history of ghosts–have become enormous assets.
“To keep the body in good health is a duty. . . .otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
“Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it.” Genesis 1:28
“The trouble is, you think you have time.”
“I want to put a ding in the universe.”
It’s awkward. I mean having an idea like this when I’m not wealthy, famous, or charismatic.
“Name something invented by a woman! Achievements by the second-rate gender pale in comparison. Virtually everything great in human history was accomplished by men, not women.”
“As individuals, ants might be dummies, but as colonies they respond quickly and effectively to their environment. They do it with something called swarm intelligence.”