Category Archives: dependence

New Year

Father, I cannot help but remember last New Year’s day.  I was content with life and looked forward to a new year.  I had plans and visions for what the year would bring; reunions and travel, graduations and celebrations and a good year without too many surprises. Everything seemed in hand.  I look back and see […]


My child, One of the great struggles you have in following me is dependence versus independence. Your culture teaches you that one of the highest values in life is independence. Being completely free from having to depend on anyone for anything is the unspoken goal. The problem is my kingdom teaches utter dependence as one […]