After days of cloud (it is November), there are patches of blue sky, marking a perfect contrast to the burnt orange oaks and maples still holding their leaves. The ever-present November wind shakes the trees, stops, then returns. The freeze a couple of nights ago killed the front garden, yet the back garden, mostly prepared … Continue reading Late Autumn Wonderings
Tag: Sacred Lands
Place and the Sacred
This cultural divide is broad, and growing. Yet it is perhaps not beyond healing. European's might extend Saint Paul's maxim to" have faith in things unseen" to the spiritual beliefs of others. They might allow the world itself, like the Holy places of Israel, the Middle East, or India, to be sacred, the living presence of the Creator. They might put the Creator and Her/His creation about the acquisition of wealth.