An Authentic Life: Keep It Simple

With Parker Palmer, I don’t really like being told what to do. I am so glad, in this instance, that he overcame his issues with authority and shared these instructions from Walt Whitman on how to live an authentic life: “This is what you shall do: Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise… Continue reading An Authentic Life: Keep It Simple

To Be or Not to Be: Authentic

A recent post on Christianity Today’s on-line publication muses on the virtue of inauthenticity. The author suggests that the quest to be authentic translates to sharing whatever it is that one has on mind. He continues by making the connection to manners as, in essence, an act of inauthenticity, but a virtue, nonetheless. The concept… Continue reading To Be or Not to Be: Authentic