What Autumn Offers

What Autumn Offers

“Autumn sheds its varied windfalls.” Virgil, Georgics Nature is constantly prodding us, offering us something to humanize our life. Often we do not hear or notice. So, nature strives all the more, changing things up and trying to get our attention. This is always the...
Weeds and Life

Weeds and Life

“Daddy, why do weeds grow faster than carrots?” I was really struck by this question as my son and I worked together in the quiet of a beautiful evening in our garden. Surely all plants are good in some way and have their place in the natural order. But nonetheless...
Out Standing on the Earth

Out Standing on the Earth

“Alone of all, the human race lifts up its head on high, and stands in easy balance with the body upright… Thy glance is upward, and thou dost carry high thy head, and so thy gaze is skyward…” Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy Philosophers and...

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