The Godfather, Scene One

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bB9cLr7OR-A& Easily my favorite films. Right from the first scene you see that the world is controlled by two competing mores. First, the surface world where law & order seemingly rule in a land where everyone is equal. Second, the underworld which truly defines what law & order means for a certain class of people.…… Continue reading The Godfather, Scene One

City People Really are Wired Differently

In 2002, Kristen and I considered a position at a lovely church in rural Nebraska. The nearest large city was Lincoln some two hours away. The town was quaint and cute as a postcard. But as we dug into the realities of moving somewhere with one coffee shop, a small grocery store, a gas station,…… Continue reading City People Really are Wired Differently