That prayer doesn’t apply to me. Unbelief is not the current issue. The problem is that every time I think I might want to be a Christian, I run into one.
People will trick you into believing that you’re talented if you pay them enough. That’s why I never developed any sort of trust in my professors.
I don’t know anything about wine skins. My wine comes in boxes.
Which rung of the corporate ladder makes the bosses forget that, if given the choice between an office chair and a couch, most people will choose the latter?
But isn’t it possible that the most productive staff meeting is the one where we skip the emotional check-ins, the journey around the complex because the manager needs to “get out of the office,” and the word for word reading of the company updates, and just send an email and trust in the employees that are paid hourly and trusted with company secrets, finances, clients can, in fact, read?
I don’t want these things nearly as much as I want to want them.
“It’s okay to struggle every now and then.”
“Since we both have bad Tuesdays, we could make Tuesday pizza night.”
“But if you follow that logic then we should have pizza on Wednesday too.”
“And also Thursday.”
“We can eat healthy on Sunday.”
“I’m pre-coffee and full of hate.”
“I like your hate. It’s punctuated with tired claps.”
“Everything happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is to give annoying people the chance to say that everything happens for a reason.” – Teju Cole