Measuring up to the environmental justice challenge

Measuring up to the environmental justice challenge

“The opportunity for a gradual but complete break with our destructive environmental history and a new beginning is at hand…. We can measure up to the challenge if we have the will to do so — that is the only question. I am optimistic that this generation...
Tilling and Keeping the “Garden of Delight”

Tilling and Keeping the “Garden of Delight”

It is time to turn another page on the calendar. No fooling, it’s already April 1st. That means “springtime” has now been with us for well over a week. The first day of spring, the Vernal (new/fresh) Equinox (equal night) arrived in my part of the planet this year at...
Accenting JUSTICE within the Eco-Justice Blog

Accenting JUSTICE within the Eco-Justice Blog

Ta Da! Drum roll, please! We have recently learned that our congregation has earned re-certification as a PC(U.S.A.) Earth Care Congregation (ECC) for 2021. To become and remain an ECC, congregations earn points each year in the areas of Worship, Education, Facilities...
Biology and Human Rights

Biology and Human Rights

What’s wrong with this picture? The image introducing this blog post is from a human anatomy and physiology course lecture at Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. It is a rather typical photo that might be taken at any college campus. Typical, that is, except for the...
Good Grief

Good Grief

“The day will come when the memory of the loved one you lost will bring a smile to your lips before a tear to your eye. It will come. I promise you. My prayer for you though is that day will come sooner rather than later. And that’s when you know you’re going to be...