Life befriends and guides generous men. Tightwads fall into holes they’ve dug themselves.
We live in a time of the Americanization of fear. “There are barbarians at the gates,” run the headlines. But the problem is not the rude and hirsute. It’s the fearful man—cornered.
How do we know if our work is selfless? If we need no help doing it. If it seems like the work is doing itself.