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James Carroll

A time to ponder time

By James Carroll
January 1, 2007

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NEW YEAR'S DAY is an early epiphany. The turning of numbers on the calendar offers a sudden manifestation of an essential truth of the human condition. Your New Year's resolutions are the secular sacrament of this reckoning. You are acknowledging your life's need of improvement. But what are weight loss or reading habits or even proposed acts of generosity compared ... (Full article: 760 words)

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