When we meet that special person whom we will eventually marry, our stomach begins to churn, our mouth goes dry, and sometimes we may even get a little dizzy. When we are asked how do we know we are in love, our response is often based upon these physical symptoms rather than any rational explanation. That is because love isn’t rational. It is an emotion we cannot control.
Today’s Gospel reading is a consumer reports nightmare. It is filled with false advertising and lost promises. That is, if you are reading from a consumer point of view. Here is the reading:
We often hear the expression “making a name for yourself” or some variation of it when speaking about how we interact with society. We are surrounded by names. Streets, buildings, rivers, mountains, even cities and counties often bear the name of someone famous from history. It has long been a tradition of humanity to leave behind some sort of legacy for future generations to remember us by.
With the recent public outcry and racial tensions in America lately over a few (in my opinion) overly publicized legal cases, I have decided to say a few words on the subject, because words matter. Language is a very important element in any society as it defines how members of said society “agree to interact” along personal, social and business transactions.