‘Stunning’ is inadequate. ‘Brilliant’ is understatement. If the photograph is indeed a reflection of the mind of the photographer then Radius Of A Square blog is the very definition of wide-minded dreaming. The unnamed and unidentified blogger/archivist of ROAS is a conjurer of adjectives. Who is this Svengali?! He/she moves you with masterful, deliberate care. The direction is Zen in inception. I dig the mathematics-geometry inspired blog title ‘Radius of a Square’. It engages the abstract reasoning of the observer with a casual yet stealth-like power. Soon I will discover just what one may absorb and ponder from this digital portal of Nirvana. My future is promising. A panoply of stimuli for the mind and senses resides comfortably at this web address called ROAS. You’d be well-advised to visit long and often. EXPERIENCE MORE
Artists, designers, and programmers are different, difficult, and–depending on your strategy–delightful.
Great talent is special and you should respect it. There’s a popular belief that creativity is inherently childlike, that creative people are infants who need to “learn” and not be spoiled. This is wrong. Trying to fit superstars into a box is counter-productive, perverse, and doomed. But don’t go to the other extreme and treat these individuals as though they’re made of glass. They’re tough–maybe tougher than you are–and know their worth. What they most want is respect.
Creatives aren’t interested in rules for their own sake and may be highly driven to break them. READ MORE
After being betrayed, most of us want two things, usually at the same time. We want to wound the person who hurt us—as deeply and as excruciatingly—as we’ve been wounded, and we want to rise above the situation and offer that person forgiveness. But neither of these tactics work. Wounding words tend to boomerang and make you feel as terrible as the person you wanted to hurt. Forgiveness, especially if halfhearted, tends to come off as condescension.
There are actions, though, that you can take to can heal yourself. READ MORE
Many religious parents use the line, “spare the rod, spoil the child” to defend corporal punishment. That rationale was put in the spotlight when televangelist Creflo Dollar was arrested for allegedly assaulting his daughter. Host Michel Martin asks three prominent faith leaders — and dads — whether the saying still rings true in churches.
Joining us to help unpack this, Elder Harold Bennett is the president and dean of the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary in Atlanta, Georgia. Pastor Rudy Rasmus is with us. He’s senior pastor of St. John’s Downtown Church in Houston, Texas. And from Los Angeles, Reverend Nirvana Gayle, senior minister at Guidance Church in Los Angeles, California. READ MORE + LISTEN
Vanzant’s new show “Fix My Life” is set to debut this fall on Winfrey’s OWN Network, with an hour-long sneak peek airing on Saturday, June 2 (and yet somehow the program did/does not appear in my ATT program schedule). READ MORE