If the Heart Does Not Change


Cup of Coffee, Newpaper and GlassesToday is my day off, which means I am beginning it by casually reading the paper and drinking a cup of freshly brewed coffee.

The more I read of current affairs, the more discouraged I get. Is it just me or is the world fraying at the seams? Here are just a few examples from this morning’s paper:

-Eleven years, hundreds of billions of dollars, and many American lives have been given to fix the problems in Iraq, yet terrorism and chaos seems as destructive as ever there and in the Middle East.

-Drone strikes on terrorist camps in Pakistan have that country’s leaders up in arms.

-Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s release has exposed a great divide in our country’s military and foreign policy.

-The rancor over homosexuality and gay marriage is found on several pages, from the local, state and national stage. Even the U.S. Catholic Bishops are wrestling with…

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Infinities, in transit

in transit

I changed my blog URL from kateyintransit (which was, let’s face it, pretty lame) to infinitiesintransit, which, admittedly, probably doesn’t make much sense to the layperson — but simply put, it’s because of my endless fascination with how to find and spend my infinities within the the infinitesimal and most definitely not infinite time I have on this earth.

There’s this quote from this John Green novel, The Fault in Our Stars, which seems a little silly to just call “this John Green novel” like I do all the other John Green novels because it’s spent weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and it’s blown up more than any of Green’s other books have — which makes me feel like my private life has been put on display for the world to see, as the world begins to discover what a treasure Green’s writing is and begin to…

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