RECENT ESSAYS

The Natural as Image

The very idea that "natural" in some way represents the human connection to the natural world has been a source of great comfort for me. Until recently.

The Long Game

Resistance . . .  is a long game that is won when our citizenry is well-practiced in the art of thinking.

The Milky Way

Our Life Among the Stars

I was enveloped in a sense of awe and excitement that made all my Earth-bound preoccupations fade, as if meaningless.

Photo by Dianne E. Durham

An Elaborate Invitation

With an intense desire to find and offer some form of healing in this deeply troubling time, I present here several of my personal photographs . . .

"The View to Everywhere" by Xan Blood Walker*

The Power of an Open Heart

The open heart that woos me is not sentimental; rather, it is characterized by its constant pursuit of truth . . .

*Photographer's website: https://www.xanbloodwalker.com

Our Eternal Things

Our society has developed a ritual with objects . . . behavior that can impede discovery, experience and personal growth.

The Biggest Lie

The root of racism and all other inequalities is our failure to expose and dismantle a single, pervasive lie . . .

ARCHIVED ESSAYS

The Brutal Denial of Our Humanity

Can We Handle the Truth?

Annie's Praise

Remembering Infinity

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