“This Is Water”

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As Simon and Garfunkel remind us: “The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenement halls.” (Or spray-painted on a sidewalk in Harvard Square.)

The Divine surrounds us. We swim in it.

How we take in, let in, interpret these Prompts—ah! That’s the hard part, huh.

When you have a free 22:44 minutes, do yourself a huge favor and click on this link to an amazing talk by David Foster Wallace. (Who, BTW, was apparently reading Eckhart Tolle at the time he gave this talk at Kenyon College.) He offers some insights (get it?) re just this question.

 

 

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