In religious traditions, seeing the Unseen is left to mystics and prophets. In secular tradition, it’s natural to search for […]
Tag Archive for ‘wildlife’
They can drop by for a visit anytime. As long as they stay outside!
Or simply an analogy of my life-story? Journey to the Forest of Freethought (a secular parable for the trail to […]
Saw this tiny fly on leaves after a late spring rain. According to NC State Entomology, it’s a Dolichopodid Fly. […]
Birds, Beetles, Bears and Beliefs
“Birds, Beetles, Bears and Beliefs” (seeking trails to secular worship?) One summer we drove to the coast where I saw […]
Preying or Praying?
Found this little visitor on our front porch: Mantis religiosa Mantises seem calm and peaceful, curious and almost contemplative … but […]
In classes I teach on Freethinkers like naturalist John Muir, I often saunter back to wise reminders of human hubris, […]
A shadow appears at the corner of my eye. I glance out the window. A black shape passes. Immediate action! […]
My neighbor, the blue-tail skink, posed for me this afternoon. This beautiful creature reminded me of a lesson, a question, […]