I’ve never been a big fan of bats, although I appreciate that they eat mosquitos — one of my least favorites of God’s creatures. Several years ago at Chautauqua, Suzy attended a lecture about bats. She came away with a much better appreciation of bats. I on the other hand took a nap and as a…

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For literalists, Genesis 1 causes big problems beyond timing. For instance, in verse 27 God created “mankind” not just Adam and Eve including “male and female.”  In Verse 29, God suggests we should be vegetarians. “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with…

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There are lots of references to light in the Bible, beginning with Genesis 1:3 — “Let there be light,” and Genesis 1: 16 — “God made the two great lights — the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night.” Then there is always one of my favorite passages…

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My Yoga instructor reminds me to be aware of my surroundings, and wherever I go to be aware of all present. The image above of swirling flocks of birds can only happen when two things occur, Each and every bird must be aware of the movements of every other bird, the second way this happens…

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“As long as there is one upright man, as long as there is one compassionate woman, the contagion may spread and the scene is not desolate. Hope is the thing that is left in us, in a bad time.” — E. B. White. I wrote yesterday about being lost in the forest of troubles, and…

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