How I used my birthday to get off my high horse (Vine)

being on a high horse Being on a high horse (Vine): an arrogant and unyielding mood or attitude.

What do you call someone on a high horse? arrogant. condescending. egotistical. pompous.

If you want to see the soul of a nation, a person, or a group: listen to how they wish, for example, happy birthday.

For example, in America, they wish you a happy day. I hope you have a good day! That’s it.

In other parts of the world: they wish you many happy returns.

In Jewish culture they wish you to live till 120. Continue reading “How I used my birthday to get off my high horse (Vine)”

Unwilling to commit and soul-correction… are they connected?

unwilling to commitIn the late afternoon of April 18, 1521, in the city of Worms, Germany, Martin Luther, 37 year-old Catholic monk appeared before Charles the Fifth, the Holy Roman Emperor at the imperial assembly. Luther was called to answer certain charges and to make public confession to the ‘errors’ found within the multitude of books he had written.

The speech he delivered that day, ‘Here I Stand, I can do no other’ marked the beginning of the Reformation, a critical turning point in Christian history that decisively altered the spiritual map of the world. Continue reading “Unwilling to commit and soul-correction… are they connected?”