If Given Another Chance

“I would turn every minute into an age, nothing would be wasted, every minute would be accounted for…”  Dostoevsky, The Idiot Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Idiot If given another chance, nothing will be wasted. Because I attach so much importance to it, I was pleased this morning when I listened to Father Mike Schmitz’s ‘minute homily’ …

Test of Three

A dozen years ago, I read about the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates’ “Test of Three.”  As the story goes, Socrates proposed this test of three questions before you repeat a rumor: It makes no difference whether or not Socrates actually said this, but the principle is sound regardless of its source. I remembered Socrates this …