“The Beautiful Noise of Nature (and Faith?)” I get the feeling sometimes we live on Bird Planet. The variety of […]
Eleven and a Half Steps to Enlightenment
“Eleven and a Half Steps to Enlightenment” Does that title catch your attention? Disclaimer: this essay will not provide the […]
Do words like “sacred” and “holy” (or “profane”) have any meaning anymore? Did they ever? The Sacred, the Holy and […]
Resetting Our Compass
Time to re-set our compass “Something strange is happening.” So says a geophysicist at the University of Leeds in England. […]
Heaven, or West Virginia?
For ten days in June, the Rogue took us over 1800 miles through North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, […]
Marching for Life?
My dear wife and I visited a friend in Philadelphia–that Capital of Liberty– who told us they joined in the […]
Weaving New Traditions
This amazing story of a village in Peru that replaces a grass bridge each year might offer some lessons for […]
Something Greater than Faith?
Shocking! Impossible! How could there be Anything greater than Faith?! More evidence that even the “best believers” don’t really read […]
Visiting the Whitman House and Grave
Very meaningful visit to the great poet’s home and gravesite in Camden, NJ. Original items in the house include […]
When I Left My Ordination
I’m now a Humanist celebrant, a legal representative of Humanism in ceremonies and the public arena. I was once an […]
The Big Green Box
“The Big Green Box” Imagine a box—a big box. Now think bigger and think green—a Big Green Box (BGB). Why […]
Walt Whitman at 200
Whitman was born 200 years ago this month (May 31, 1819). Today’s column in the Citizen-Times (page one; page two) presented […]