Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Bible As a Community Chronicle

April 29, 2013 This is the second in a series of posts about the Bible in which I want to say how and why I find the Bible essential for my spiritual life. (The first is here.) I hope these … Continue reading

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The East River As It Enters New York Harbor

April 28, 2013 From the Promenade in Brooklyn Heights, looking towards Manhattan.

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More On Speaking at Bear Creek (IYM-C)

April 25, 2013 Jeff Kisling took a photo of all of us gathered at Iowa Yearly Meeting-Conservative this past weekend.  It’s below. And Liz Oppenheimer (Liz Opp) has written a blog post about my presentation and the subsequent discussions there.

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The Bible As a Gift

April 23, 2013 This is the first in what I am imagining as a series of posts about the Bible in which I want to say how and why I find the Bible essential for my spiritual life. I hope … Continue reading

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Barren Burn, Crystal Spring Farm

April 22, 2013 Today, the Brunswick (ME) Fire Department carried out a controlled burn of a blueberry barren at Crystal Spring Farm, which is a signature holding of the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust. Before intensive human settlement, blueberry barrens burned … Continue reading

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Gazing At the Bomber With Fear and Fascination

April 22, 2013 April 22, 2013 Over and over, CNN and ABC, CBS, NBC (I am repelled from Fox) show me the face of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev: the slightly sad, uncreased face of a man-boy, crowned by an appealing mop of … Continue reading

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Speaking at Bear Creek (IYM-C)

April 21, 2013 I had the great good fortune to be the speaker at the Midyear Meeting of Iowa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative), held at the Bear Creek Meetinghouse near Earlham, Iowa. My topic for the sessions was “The … Continue reading

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