In The Name of the Forest, the Sun and the Holy Coast! One of a series of posters for the Secular Sanctuary, featuring the Nature photography of Chris HighlandRead More Stepping out into the Secular Sanctuary
If I was Satan, I’d be offended! Even the Devil gets disrespected sometimes! The Greatest Enforcer of Evil in the Universe, created with a “mission” from God (!) and His Evilness is so often Ignored! The tragic crush of people on Hajj in Saudi Arabia this week is indeed sad. No one wants to see […]Read More Offending the Devil
The Pope’s on the move. . . A New Saint (Serra) is on the way. . . Faith is on the march all over. . . along with Wars and refugees, fires and floods and suffering and death all around. . . There must be Something we can do! Millions close their eyes, fold their hands […]Read More Lord, Teach Us NOT to Pray
A bit of wisdom today from naturalist John Burroughs (friend of John Muir, Walt Whitman, Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Edison): “If a person can live without God in this world, there is not the slightest doubt but that he can live without him in the next, and the next, and have just as good a […]Read More We Can’t Escape “God”
I’ve travelled around a lot of states, and I’ve lived in a couple of states in these “united” states. Now it seems there are many who want us to live in One Central State: The State of Fear. On NEWS sites: “THEY” are coming! (Hurricanes, Fires, Earthquakes, Immigrants, Terrorists, Sharks, Sharks with Guns. . .endless […]Read More Do You Live in This State?
With a burning desire to speak out and a (very thirsty) tongue-in-cheek. . . The following is a “true” story (feel free to ignore the quotations). So many people are writing “true” stories of going to Heaven. Well, I may be the first to tell this incredible, truer than “true” story. . . I went […]Read More “True” Story. . .I Went to Hell!
After a meeting on aging issues today, I was walking back to my car with a kindly Catholic Deacon friend. He was particularly troubled by the fact that “There are still people who are homeless on our streets!” He knows I used to be the street chaplain and knows I continue to work with “housing […]Read More People of Good Faith