Ransomed to an awareness of glory

Woody Allen, here, talks about his movie "Midnight in Paris", about art, meaning, life and New York in the 40's. I saw the movie and liked it. It seemed more hopeful than much of his recent work, less concerned with the bleak nihilism that he frankly owns as a natural outcome of hisĀ atheism. Allen's nihilism,... Continue Reading →

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You despair because of what you wish for

From Leo Tolstoy's short story, "Where Love is, There God is Also": "I have no more desire to live," he said; "I only wish I were dead. That is all I pray God for. I am a man without anything to hope for now." And the little old man said to him, "You don't talk... Continue Reading →

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