Month: August 2015


An anecdote about the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke tells of his being invited by his friend the psychologist Karl Jung to undertake psychotherapy. Rilke declines the offer, saying “I’m afraid if my demons go, my angels will go with

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If You Build It, He Will Come

Bill Kinsella wrote a fine novel called Shoeless Joe that got made into a movie called Field of Dreams. The premise of the story has become a popular phrase: “If you build it, he will come.” It’s one of those

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