Knowing Rivers

After receiving a prayer card of celebration and some other words of affirmation regarding the use of the great Wendell Berry in my pastor’s perspective last week, I sat down at the keyboard and thought-“well, maybe I ought to just drag Wendell...

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Making Room for New Growth

“Until we understand what the land is, we are at odds with everything we touch. And to come to that understanding it is necessary, even now, to leave the regions of our conquest – the cleared fields, the towns and cities, the highways...

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Get Out There

On Labor Day, we took advantage of an unexpectedly cool morning to take a hike at Turkey Mountain, our urban wilderness area that has recently been in the news for the encroaching outlet mall development that has been planned. I read recently...

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