Category Archives: Faith

Are any Christians running for President?

I hate to belabor the obvious, but in this time of crazy politics it might serve some purpose. Are any of the Republican candidates for President Christian? I know that all of them except Ron Paul have repeatedly said that … Continue reading

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On Gratitude

One regret dear world, that I am determined not to have when I am lying on my deathbed is that I did not kiss you enough. Hafiz    I am currently writing a book tentatively titled: Spirituality: What it is … Continue reading

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What is worth Saving?

What is As we cut the budgets and let the social programs wither, as global warming and invasive species threaten the integrity of ecosystems and human health, as endless and endlessly faster technological change leads everything that is solid to … Continue reading

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Spring…and Death: More Questions than Answers

Spring…and Death More Questions than Answers  After a long, cold, and icy winter, it’s spring here in Boston. The light has changed, making the sky somehow lighter and further away; if you find a spot out of the wind you … Continue reading

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Spiritualiy and the Revoluition in the Middle East: Finding Faith in the Long View

Spirituality and the Revolutions in the Middle East: Finding Faith in the Long View [Note: Every other week I do a column at I particularly liked this one, hope you do too] How do we respond spiritually to … Continue reading

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