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Traditions and Arrangements

It is Labor Day, a time to honor work, the working man and woman, those who contribute to our world with their time, talent, and the sweat of their brow. 1,158 more words

"Land of the Spirit"

When the first European explorers first arrived on the land currently the United States, they asked the native people living there, if there was a name for this land. 1,437 more words

Koto Jazz 30: Hiroshima Memorial- Goodnight Aunt Shigeko

It’s an August 7 evening tonight, and what more relevant and appropriate topic is there than the Hiroshima memorial ceremonies that happened across Japan, the U.S., and the world today? 265 more words

Channeling Energy

Buddha, Baal, and Mary— Finding Your Footing Among Many Spiritual Paths

This morning I ran across an old essay I wrote. It feels so apropos to share it. I hope you’ll forgive me for not waiting ’til Throwback Thursday. 1,125 more words


Is Britain really a Christian nation?

It has come to my attention that David Cameron has claimed that the UK is a Christian nation and tonight ITV is shitting out a half-hour TV special that talks about whether or not the UK is a Christian nation. 1,292 more words


My experience in Italy (Part 3): Christianity in Italy

If you’ve ever been to Italy, there’s no doubt that you’ve encountered a very large Catholic Christian presence in the country. You can never be too far away from any religious reference, you can find a Jesus, Virgin Mary, saint, or pope almost anywhere in Italy, and you’d almost think everyone was Catholic (in fact some statistics say that Roman Catholicism is followed by 90% of the population in Italy; it’s usually around 80% actually). 449 more words



After a harrowing journey through the world as told by Muslims, Matsiguenkas and Vodouisants, it’s probably time to take a break and relax in the soft, familiar glow of the so-called “Judeo-Christian tradition,” where people tell each other comfortable stories of a benevolent God watching over us all, loving and chiding persons and society at large upwards into spiritual and material prosperity. 3,100 more words