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This little light of mine

This little light of mine

David Bolick

The other evening, my wife and I watched the sunset from our terrace, and we stayed until stars came out. As usual, the evening star was the first to appear. An hour or s... »

A question of perspective

A question of perspective

David Bolick

I read a post by Rabbi Evan Moffic the other day that made a lot of sense to me. Here’s the last paragraph: “Life,” philosopher Søren Kierkegaard once said, “is lived for... »

Smooth sailing on stormy seas

Smooth sailing on stormy seas

David Bolick

For a good bit of my life, I’ve been a worrier. My take on the “power of positive thinking” / “look on the bright side” philosophy was, “Bah, humbug! That kind of advice... »

Not every wave is worth riding

Not every wave is worth riding

David Bolick

With no other employment options at the time, my situation was not a happy one. My boss was making my life miserable. He was self-centered, ill-mannered, and crude; yet,... »

Aim high, finish strong

Aim high, finish strong

David Bolick

I read an article in a running magazine that explained how caffeine could enhance a runner’s performance in a race by diminishing the perception of fatigue. I tried it in... »