Some neighbors are “celebrating” July 4th with small bombs and gunshots. Others are flying enough flags to wrap the Statue […]
“God” is Trusted in My State!
In my state of North Carolina, we can choose license plates that say: First in Flight (my favorite, because of […]
A Question for Alabama
You may have heard of this story of a pregnant black woman in Alabama who was shot, her fetus died, […]
Canada Day and July 4th
Happy Canada Day! Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Canada was always a close neighbor and each visit reminded […]
Beautiful Noise of Nature
“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, […]