A Sporting Chance

Aldo Leopold wrote “A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that the hunter ordinarily has no gallery to applaud or disapprove of his conduct. Whatever his acts, they are dictated by his own conscience, rather than a mob of onlookers.” What does integrity mean when … read more.


At its core religion, at least in the Judeo-Christian tradition, has been about freedom. For Christians, freedom meant salvation. For Jews, it was emerging as a people from oppression. How does resilience factor in?

Wisdom of the Ages

Ysaye Barnwell wrote one of our treasured hymns “We Are” In it she describes humans as, among other things, our grandmother’s prayers, grandfather’s dreamings, and the wisdom of ages. Could it be that wisdom then, is the practice of remembering?