RUSH HOUR 7: Road Signs & Warning Lights

SIGNS, SIGNS, EVERYWHERE THERE'S SIGNS “They’re not just for decoration.”  That’s what I tell my beginning drivers as they nervously drive down the road with tunnel vision, never reading the myriad of signs lining the roadside.  Signs warn us of potential hazards ahead.  They inform us of services up the road.  They regulate traffic flow … Continue reading RUSH HOUR 7: Road Signs & Warning Lights

RUSH HOUR 4: Time to Make a U-Turn

Turn around.  Change direction. Make a U-turn.  These are all accurate renderings of the Greek word metanoia, which is translated “repent” in most Bibles.  The word ‘repent’ is loaded with religious baggage, notions of gloom and doom, judgment and wrath, hellfire and brimstone. But the word literally means “change” (meta) of “mind” (noia).  Why even … Continue reading RUSH HOUR 4: Time to Make a U-Turn