Here is this week’s list of poems, comic strips, and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
This is the time of year when I start thinking about candles a lot. Maybe it’s because the sun is setting so early these days that we have hours of darkness before bedtime?
A Thousand Little Weights. Yes, exactly.
From Sex and World Peace:
In fact, the very best predictor of a state’s peacefulness is not its level of wealth, its level of democracy or its ethno-religious identity; the best predictor of a state’s peacefulness is how well its women are treated.
What is your relationship with God? What is something you fear in life? These may be great topics for conversations, but we rarely tackle such meaty topics at social gatherings….
This is a shame, because research has confirmed what most people know but don’t practise: surface level small talk does not build relationships and it is not great for our happiness levels.
What have you been reading?