Monthly Archives: June 2012

YELLOW

The color for today is yellow, images taken at various Five Rivers Metro Parks and Beavercreek Wetlands. You can copy any of them by right clicking on the image.

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SIT AND PONDER

Everyone should have a Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum in their backyard for walking and pondering. It has everything: quiet, hills, trees and shade. It was established in the days when cemeteries did not require all headstones to be flush with … Continue reading

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SCARCITY AND ABUNDANCE

In the days of gathering nuts and berries, humans knew nothing but scarcity. Some people still organize their lives around scarcity and spend their days trying to eke out a life. Most people who read this will be operating out … Continue reading

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THE GINKGOES ARE GONE

First they came for the ginkgo trees and I did nothing. Then there was a rumor that the hundreds of years old oak tree  further down the street would be next to go. I wondered who was making decisions to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW:THE EMERGENT CHRIST

THE EMERGENT CHRIST Disaffected and frustrated Catholics may find new inspiration for faith in Ilia Delio’s new book, The Emergent Christ, in which she places the Christ in the context of the New Book of Creation which some refer to … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON FLAG DAY

American flags are flying everywhere these days on buildings, in windows, on cars and, sometimes, on people. It is the patriotic thing to do. What a particular person means by displaying the flag is sometimes questioned. For some it commemorates … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: BAD RELIGION

Bad Religion, a new book by Ross Douthat, New York Times columnist, is impressive for the amount of research the author did in the preparation of the book. The book attempts to chronicle the demise of institutional Christianity from the … Continue reading

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