Monthly Archives: June 2012

Don’t Eat Fortune’s Cookie

Pentecost–Lectionary 12 (1 Samuel 14, Mark 4:35-4:1) June 24, 2012 In a fantastic address to the graduating class at Princeton this year, Michael Lewis offered this advice to the students: “Don’t Eat Fortune’s Cookie.” Michael Lewis is the author of … Continue reading

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June 17, 2012 – Father’s Day (RCL) 1 Samuel 15:34-16:13, Psalm 20, 2 Corinthians 5:6-17, Mark 4:26-34

We like to think of ourselves as people of reason, but as a rule, human beings are not especially rational, especially if we don’t take time to do the math. For instance, in one experiment, people said they would walk … Continue reading

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