Choosing To See The Best In People

The object level plot of The Last Castle concerns Winter’s military prison and Irwin’s efforts to remove Winter. But the heart of the film is about a war between perspectives: seeing the worst in people, or choosing to see the best in them.

Poast Drafts

Inspired by my friend Loopy, I’ve been posting my “drafts” on Twitter on Sundays for several weeks. Drafts are any tweets that you may not have posted yet, potentially but not necessarily saved in the…

On Forgiveness

When I hold a grudge, it burns in my heart, a tarry black ball of coal fuming anger, resentment, and hatred. I do myself spiritual injury when I do not forgive. The pain I hold…


Seeing myself, the people in my life, and the world in terms of vows has brought me a set of gifts. I look closely at each person, and try to discern what their vow is….