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Transcendentalism, Nature, and Concord

Walden Pond

About a year and a half ago I remember having what can only be described as a really good day. Now, if those superlatives don’t exactly bowl you over, it’s simply because nothing truly spectacular happened; I was just able to look back at the end of the day and realize how incredibly refreshing it was. 646 more words

Henry David Thoreau: Bitch Slappin' Pimp

When I want a serious simulation of violence I head to the game room. There is no better way to go on a blind, murderous rampage than to plug in any number of first-person shooter games. 844 more words


Daylight savings

What are these rope-things going to bring?
Wait up now, I think I’m on the brink.
The puppet reached up and touched a string;
Wow now look how I dance and sing! 76 more words


Walden: Misconceptions and Relevance

“When I wrote the following pages, or rather the bulk of them, I lived alone, in the woods…”

The following words should have read: “except, not really.” 961 more words


Proverbial Thursday - Wisdom for All

I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. 381 more words


Ralph Waldo Emerson and ELO

Dare to live the life you have dreamed for yourself. Go forward and make your dreams come true.

My calendar is one of the talismans of my writing life.

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As part of my training for the Unitarian Universalist ministry, I am interning at Throop Church in Pasadena, California. Each month we choose a theme that informs the worship for that month, and the readings, music, and sermon each Sunday usually connect somehow with the monthly theme. 971 more words

Unitarian Universalism