“Big book, big bore.” -Callimachus The latest episode of Proverbial is, I think, the best episode since “Marvin.”
The latest episode of Proverbial is devoted to the teacher’s proverb, “Don’t smile until Christmas.” In the course of the show, I claim it is foolish to “want to be liked.” While reading a book of proverbs this evening, I came upon a saying I wished I’d had at my disposal a week ago: “ToContinue reading “An Addendum To Proverbial, Episode 73”
A new episode of Proverbial is available today. The new show unpacks, “God doesn’t give with both hands,” a hard saying to be sure.
I probably get more comments on “the Donut Plant” episode of Proverbial than any other. This week, “Marvin” is a sort of sequel.
“My Girls” is the latest episode of Proverbial. It is devoted to, “Birds of a feather flock together,” a saying that could keep your next cocktail party from being a dud.
In the last several months, I have been the guest on several podcast, two of which have only become available lately. On this episode of The Path to the Academy, I was interviewed by Dr. Gary Jenkins on the subject of classical education. On this episode of The Mind of the Early Church, I discussedContinue reading “Podcast Guest”
“‘Choose your battles carefully’ is now a proverb exclusively cited on occasions wherein there will be no battle. I have never heard someone say, ‘Choose your battles carefully,’ and mean, ‘You need to fight right now.’ Be careful of people who say, ‘Choose our battles carefully’ and never actually choose a battle.” -Proverbial, Episode 61:Continue reading “I’m Going To Pick A Fight”
“Wellness is a state quite beyond health; a state of being completely free from aches, pains, irritations, stress, anxiety, inflammation, fear, distress, or disquiet. Wellness is not only a condition of bodily perfection, but spiritual perfection, as well, high energy, perfect mental acuity, peace, sexual fulfillment, empowerment, control, contentment. Wellness is a divine state. Continue reading “Against “Wellness””
“The grass is always greener on the other side.” Poured my heart into this one.
“Violent antipathies are always suspicious and betray a secret affinity.” -William Hazlitt Who Are You Trying To Convince? is the latest episode of Proverbial and is available now.