A number of churches were closed this weekend due to heavy snow and ice. For those of us in the secular community, it was just another wonderful day in Nature’s open-air Sanctuary! AdvertisementsRead More Snow Church
An essay on Thomas Paine’s The Age of Reason with reflection on his revolutionary statement: “My own mind is my own church.” Thomas Paine’s Church Your comments and responses are welcome.Read More Tom Paine’s Church
Hunting, exploring, curious and courageous. The smallest visitors can sometimes (not always) bring large lessons.Read More Ever wish you had more Eyes?
Our “gratefulness day” was the day before T-Day. Walking the tunnels of trees off the Blue Ridge Parkway. Never saw anyone else on the trails through the secular sanctuary, where every day is gratefulness.Read More Tree Tunnels
My wife called me to the window, calling attention to the sunset sky this autumn evening. She, a person of faith. Me, not. Both “called to attention” by the beauty of Nature shared.Read More Secular Gratefulness
A new path for us. . .delightful!Read More Autumn Leaftrail
I call it a “Dino-bug” since it has the look of a stegosaurus or something. And yes, I’m too lazy to look it up right now, so thought I’d see who might know. Didn’t seem to want to fly, or attack. Like a stick bug. So, what is it? Then again, I recall naturalist John […]Read More What is This?