Powerful and timely speech on non-violence by Martin Luther King, Jr. (1967). Worth watching, listening and learning. . .that means […]
Archive for May 2020
I respect the wisdom I find in much Buddhist teaching. But we don’t even need Buddhism to teach us that […]
Evening Mountain Walk
Gorgeous evening here in the Blue Ridge Mountains following heavy rains. A kind of Green-land. With many happy birds.
Grown-up Christians and Atheists
This essay was just published on Patheos. Mature Christians and Grown-Up Atheists Your thoughts?
Hold on to your seats. This freethinking humanist has been asked by a local pastor to lead into the “prayers […]
The Gospel of Socrates
Ancient thought, relevant for today. “The Gospel of Socrates” I first read Plato in an introductory Philosophy class in the […]
Not exactly an adventure, but images from my last journey to the Wild Far North.
An Atheist at a Prayer Breakfast?
Why on earth, or any other planet, would a secular, humanist, freethinking, non-religious atheist attend a prayer breakfast? Good question. […]
A Clearer Path
My poet friend, Jim Gronvold, graciously shares this path of poetry: Clarity Struck by the grace of the simply seen. […]
Nature Naturally Nurtures
Nature is never locked down or isolated. Some images of our mountain springtime.
A Secular View of Sin
“Is there such a thing as sin?” Those of us who have a “history” with the Church know quite a […]
Eleven years ago, my wife Carol and I were married in a zendo at a Buddhist retreat center in California […]