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VIDEO: Do Trees Communicate?
Originally Posted: 10/20/2014 - 9:02am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors A video on the way trees and plants communicate.  “What do the trees know that we have yet to lea ...

Forty Shades of Green
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 8:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Sean McDonagh The oldest known redwood in the United States was a sapling during the Babylonian exile. Why trees should be part of Chris ...

The Groan of All Creation: Come Lord Jesus
Originally Posted: 08/05/2014 - 2:51pm | Type: Blog

What I most appreciate about the song is the way that it emphasizes the commonality between humanity and creation — we are all in need of redemption and rebirth, we all long for the consummation of the kingdom ...

The Harvest of Fidelity
Originally Posted: 03/12/2014 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger This Day: New & Collected Sabbath Poems. Counterpoint. THE STILL, ATTENTIVE, affectiona ...

Mourning for the Earth
Originally Posted: 07/11/2013 - 9:22am | Type: Magazine Article

Katharine M. Preston To confront climate change, we may need to first deal with our grief. The most preciou ...

Keep On Keepin' On
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Alycia Ashburn How do we sustain our climate activism? It can't be about fear. IN ORDER TO imagine the s ...

Owning the Future
Originally Posted: 04/10/2013 - 8:18am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum "It's time to declare our opposition to this private theft of public culture." ...

The Minister's Treehouse
Originally Posted: 06/13/2012 - 1:13pm | Type: Blog

God told Noah to build an ark, and God told Horace to build a tree house. That’s pretty much how this story goes. God told Noah to build an ark, and God told Horace to build a tre ...

Hating the Invisible Man (Day Seventeen)
Originally Posted: 05/18/2012 - 12:25pm | Type: Blog

Seriously? I drive two thousand miles to sleep next to the ocean and you’re going to keep me awake snoring? We finally made it to the Oregon Coast yesterday. I took some pictures ...

Trading
Originally Posted: 03/09/2012 - 2:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeanne Murray Walker Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.                                                                 —Word ...

40 Ideas for Keeping Lent Holy
Originally Posted: 02/26/2013 - 2:53pm | Type: Blog

40 Ideas for Keeping a Holy Lent from House for All Sinners and Saints church in Colorado, that God's Politics contributor Nadia Bolz-Weber serves. 40 Ideas for Keeping a H ...

Afternoon Links of Awesomeness: Feb. 7, 2012
Originally Posted: 02/07/2012 - 3:21pm | Type: Blog

Ferris Bueller's Super Bowl ad compared side by side with the movie, North Korea goes polka via Norway with A-Ha's "Take on Me,"Jimmy Kimmel encourages viewers to pull more pranks, timelaps ...

Links (and Videos) of Awesomeness: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/19/2011 - 4:56pm | Type: Blog

Links (and Videos) of Awesomeness: Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 Flash mobs have been appearing quite often this year – in shopping malls, public transportation stations, occupy movements ...

The Art of Dying
Originally Posted: 07/26/2011 - 3:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Montgomery Fate One man searches for balance between family and solitude, nature and technology. I have bee ...

God's Two Books
Originally Posted: 04/27/2011 - 3:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joel C. Hunter I recently attended a private symposium of Christian leaders—scientists, theologians, and pastors, along with other scholar ...

Alone
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Schiffman To you who are lost today like a needle in a haystack, reading this poem alone. Alone, brother island, sister moon. The ...