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The Beginners' Guide to the Sound of Sap
Originally Posted: 04/01/2015 - 11:18am | Type: Blog

Joy after all, does not make its home in things but jumps out into the space between them. Joy is found, discovered, and unwrapped. It finds its existence not as an object but as a gift always being given. It ...

VIDEO: Do Trees Communicate?
Originally Posted: 10/20/2014 - 10:02am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors A video on the way trees and plants communicate.  “What do the trees know that we have yet to lea ...

Forty Shades of Green
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 9:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Sean McDonagh The oldest known redwood in the United States was a sapling during the Babylonian exile. Why trees should be part of Chris ...

The Groan of All Creation: Come Lord Jesus
Originally Posted: 08/05/2014 - 3:51pm | Type: Blog

What I most appreciate about the song is the way that it emphasizes the commonality between humanity and creation — we are all in need of redemption and rebirth, we all long for the consummation of the kingdom ...

The Harvest of Fidelity
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger This Day: New & Collected Sabbath Poems. Counterpoint. THE STILL, ATTENTIVE, affectiona ...

Mourning for the Earth
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 10:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston To confront climate change, we may need to first deal with our grief. The most preciou ...

Keep On Keepin' On
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 10:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Alycia Ashburn How do we sustain our climate activism? It can't be about fear. IN ORDER TO imagine the s ...

Owning the Future
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 9:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum "It's time to declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture." ...

The Minister's Treehouse
Originally Posted: 06/13/2012 - 2:13pm | Type: Blog

God told Noah to build an ark, and God told Horace to build a tree house. That’s pretty much how this story goes. God told Noah to build an ark, and God told Horace to build a tre ...

Hating the Invisible Man (Day Seventeen)
Originally Posted: 05/18/2012 - 1:25pm | Type: Blog

Seriously? I drive two thousand miles to sleep next to the ocean and you’re going to keep me awake snoring? We finally made it to the Oregon Coast yesterday. I took some pictures ...

Trading
Originally Posted: 03/09/2012 - 3:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeanne Murray Walker Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.                                                                 —Word ...

40 Ideas for Keeping Lent Holy
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 3:53pm | Type: Blog

40 Ideas for Keeping a Holy Lent from House for All Sinners and Saints church in Colorado, that God's Politics contributor Nadia Bolz-Weber serves. 40 Ideas for Keeping a H ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb. 7, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/07/2012 - 4:21pm | Type: Blog

Ferris Bueller's Super Bowl ad compared side by side with the movie, North Korea goes polka via Norway with A-Ha's "Take on Me,"Jimmy Kimmel encourages viewers to pull more pranks, timelaps ...

Links (and Videos) of Awesomeness: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/19/2011 - 5:56pm | Type: Blog

Links (and Videos) of Awesomeness: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 Flash mobs have been appearing quite often this year – in shopping malls, public transportation stations, occupy movements ...

The Art of Dying
Originally Posted: 07/26/2011 - 4:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Montgomery Fate One man searches for balance between family and solitude, nature and technology. I have bee ...

God's Two Books
Originally Posted: 04/27/2011 - 4:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joel C. Hunter I recently attended a private symposium of Christian leaders—scientists, theologians, and pastors, along with other scholar ...

Alone
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 8:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Schiffman To you who are lost today like a needle in a haystack, reading this poem alone. Alone, brother island, sister moon. The ...