Woke up to 22 degrees and light, silent snow. Living beauty in the mountains. “Wild air, world-mothering air, Nestling me […]
Tag Archive for ‘Spirituality’
Don’t Take My Word
Listening to an episode of the Ridiculous History podcast this morning, one of the hosts said, “Don’t take my word […]
So, now that the Impeached-in-Chief has magically allowed more magic in schools (students are now free to pray? What a […]
Do Atheists have anything in Common with Believers?
My latest thoughts on these things that agitate … mostly in a good way … What Atheists Have in Common […]
New Religion of Fred?
Fresh off the press: my new column on a new religion for the new year … A New Religion in […]
The Pledge vs. Christians
Or vice versa. As a secular person who was a Christian minister and chaplain for years, I’ve been writing a […]
I’ll be teaching a course on Henry David Thoreau this spring. These thoughts were springing and sauntering off the pages […]
Joy to the world, the season of Big Babies is Back! Predictably, the seasonal outrage over the fake “war on […]
Is Atheism a Religion?
Spoiler alert: No. Ok, next time someone says atheism is a religion, here’s a good response from Susan Jacoby (Strange […]
A Closer Look at the Lord’s Prayer
This week’s column takes a closer, rational, line-by-line look at the so-called Lord’s Prayer or “Our Father.” Many of us […]
What is Humanism?
For awhile after leaving faith-church-god, I wasn’t sure what to call myself. “Ex-Christian,” “Former Minister,” “Atheist,” “Non-Supernaturalist”? I settled on […]
Muir and Me
John Muir sauntered into the wilds of my mind and my life, becoming first a “spiritual […]