Kismet

Kismet -- when the glimpse of an equation shows origami unfolding. In Reformed Theology, explaining whether an infant baptism takes, better known as God's gracious Election. Kismet- when the errand boy's whistle heralds his secret mission. Kismet- when your mother folded your palm in, kissed you, and said-- such a long lifeline, you shall outlive … Continue reading Kismet

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Gnothi Seauton

Summers, escaping the heat of our somewhat Southern city, I descended to the dim, parquet-floored family room of our suburban split-level. The cool air settled there. Beneath the chandelier Dad and I designed, perched on a stool at the squat teak and marble Chinese coffee table, I wandered page by page through the Unabridged Webster's … Continue reading Gnothi Seauton