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Part 3 of Acadia

Oh the wild thin places, oh the holy ground.

Thoreau talks about his experience on Ktaadn in The Maine Woods: “The tops of mountains are among the unfinished parts of the globe, whither it is a slight insult to the gods to climb and pry into their secrets, and try their effect on our humanity. 103 more words



Part 2 of Acadia

We went to the top of the mountain to greet the sunrise.  Not so high in altitude, but pretty far up there in latitude.  248 more words


Bar Harbor, Maine – Day 2

I had decided to stay 2 nights in Bar Harbor to give me time to look around Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor itself. First stop was Jordan Pond in Acadia. 311 more words

Road Trip USA


Part 1 of Acadia.

In Celtic spirituality, the creator is seen as immanent – present to or interlaced with the creation.  I like this theology, as it seems to me that the light of something greater is often shining through a beautiful place, a person practicing love, or the rightness of a time.  149 more words



We just came home from an inspiring and inspiriting week in Acadia National Park, Maine.  A place so beautiful it alternately took my breath away, brought tears to my eyes, and left a surprising sadness on my heart. 94 more words