Monday Musings #1
Posted on June 30, 2014

Since I will be traveling and giving workshops over the summer, my usual blog remarks have to be adjusted! Part of the fun of a loosely planned vacation is the discovery of new places and new ideas. I am suggesting we take a little blog "staycation" into verses of the Bible we might not have read recently, if ever. They are among my favorites and I am the tour guide for this trip.

Commentary in Stone
Posted on June 23, 2014

They wouldn't fit into our world. Their handiwork is the opposite of a selfie. No, I can't give you a single name but they never cease to amaze me.

Women and Learning
Posted on June 16, 2014

It is sad, isn't it, when the most important things do not change, as they should:

Across Europe, Africa and India, Sisters from my religious community are today celebrating our foundation in 1606 as a group dedicated to the education of women and girls. We are marking 408 years of believing that women had the same right to access learning as their male counterparts.

Going, Going, Gone?
Posted on June 9, 2014

It is a truism to say that the ways in which we communicate are changing even as I write this. It is a bit scary to see the speed with which it is happening.

How Did God Create?
Posted on June 2, 2014

That question is still being asked, isn't it?

The Scopes trial about human origins, argued in 1925, ended with W. J. Bryan successfully prosecuting the teacher who had taught evolution in a public school.