Two months ago I wrote about the impact that Pope Francis’ letter, On Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si), had on my thinking about creation, ecology, faith, and our responsibilities for caring for creation. Over the summer, my reading and reflection broadened to a range of topics at the intersection of faith and science, … More Faith and Care for Creation
Sometimes, you just need a little folly in your life! With so many reasons of late to be sad, frightened, and worried, it is good to take a break to enjoy the company and laughter of friends. We had such a time this week at the church where I work. When I say folly, I … More A Time for Folly
Like so many of you, I am numb over the violent events of the past week. So many thoughts, so many things I would like to say, but alas, no words come. Today, the President of MIT posted a letter on the MIT homepage (web.mit.edu). His words give voice to many of my feelings. The … More We Mourn
It has been nearly a year since I started this blog. At the time, I had no idea if I would persevere with almost weekly postings. I am grateful to all of you who follow the blog, as well as to you occasional visitors. Thank you for the feedback and the encouraging sentiments. First, let … More Happy Fourth of July!