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Yesterday, I turned 47. It wasn’t a particular milestone like 40 or 50 or 21. It just sort of happened. Which is fine. Being “of a certain age” has its advantages. I am far less obsessed with outward appearances than … Continue reading
On November 10, I posted an entry here on the shiny, happy topic of the possibility of our worst climate nightmares coming true (if you’ve not yet read it, please go back and read it now. Just scroll down or … Continue reading
The garden is humming. Literally. Out in my herb circle, the bees have surrendered themselves with bacchanalian abandon to the bliss of the flowers. Over and over they come, bringing friends to the party and leaving pollen-drunk for their hives. … Continue reading
Albert Einstein once said, “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” To these wise words I would add: one is as … Continue reading
There’s nothing like a friendly intellectual argument. It really helps sharpen one’s own thinking, and usually ends with some (albeit grudging) mutual respect developing among the various parties. Lately, I’ve virtually eavesdropped on several such discussions among a group of self-classified religious naturalists. … Continue reading
“…my fire dies to a twist of smoke and a heap of rubies, and for a moment I think I’ve almost caught a falling star: there is no mystery, there is only paradox, the incontrovertible union of contradictory truths. A … Continue reading
For the past few posts, I’ve been pondering the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, trying to find some silver lining of wisdom to glean from the tragedy. As a metaphor, the spill is profoundly symbolic of techno-industrial … Continue reading
Theology is beside the point. In the quest to reclaim Earth as holy ground, the last thing we should do is become bogged down in arguments about the nature of the Divine, or slip into “my god is bigger/better than … Continue reading
Take a good look at this photo. The dead leaf from last year’s growth came to rest on the snow. When the sun came out, the dark leaf absorbed the heat more than the snow, causing the snow underneath it … Continue reading
This past week, I’ve been working on what I jokingly call the “surreal physics” chapter of my book, which focuses on looking at such impossible/amazing things as quarks, dark energy/matter, and superstrings with an eye for the spiritual implications. My husband … Continue reading