WOE TO HIM WHO SITS UPON A BRANCH. I haven’t before seen any phrasing as clear and direct as this Croatian wisdom, but I grew up often hearing of the dangers of balancing precariously in this way. And I myself have fallen several times, unable to escape from my own opinionated stubbornness.
During my willful young adult years, I spoke up often with proud certitude and religious zeal. And in my small church, one couple… Continue reading