The more I read James Baldwin, the more I sense he had his finger on the national and human pulse. […]
Came across this quote on free speech. Good to remember the wisdom: “The marketplace of ideas holds that the truth […]
Art of the Wild
A sneak peek at this week’s “Highland Views” column. Look for it Saturday in the Asheville Citizen-Times. Elegant Incognito and […]
To Watch Well
I have no aversion to a version of verse on any day along the way (sorry, couldn’t resist). Here’s a […]
Religion, or Life?
In 1832, the year he left the ministry, Emerson wrote these words in his journal: “Religion in the mind is […]
A friend sent me a link to this very good article by religion scholar Phil Zuckerman. Why America’s record godlessness […]
A strong breeze blew this poem into the “holler” of my head … “Am I an April’s Fool?” I think […]
We’re all made of bubbles … atoms, cells, blood, brain cells … we all live in bubbles (some by our […]
One of the favorite markers of the passage into spring … The fuzzbuzzers are back!
Faith in Nature?
What does it mean to have faith in nature? This is not about worship or a “religion of nature.”