Our House is On Fire

On Monday, April 15th, and from around the world, we watched our house burn. Notre Dame Cathedral. We watched from the streets. We watched from the rooftops. We watched from our televisions, and from behind the cameras on our cell phones. No matter our faith or non-faith, we witnessed the erosion of strength and resilience,…

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Earth Day ~ Sense of Place XI

It is a very good thing to celebrate Earth Day. Any time people are encouraged to spend time outdoors is an opportunity for breathing and healing. Being outdoors can be a mystical experience, quite beyond a “task oriented” proposition. Earth Day then, need not be a call to action, for example, environmental clean-up. Earth Day…

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