Hauerwas and the Ecological Crisis? A “war” not addressed.


For a few years now, since my “Eco-conversion” in 2014, I find myself bothered by the absence of any attention at all to the Climate Crisis by many of my earlier influential authors, and Hauerwas stands out here. He is definitely a pivotal influence theologically. But he, unfortunately stands out in the absence of theological reflection on the Climate Crisis.The Continue Reading

Always with you


This reflection on “the poor you will have with you always” initiated a similar illumination for me regarding the “other issues” which are central to our mission , but call upon us to recognize a very important matter to “Salvation”, which is the Restoration of Creation as central to our being able to respond to any “issues”. We need our Continue Reading

Christians called to keeping Creation


I shared this post from Shane yesterday, but another area where “Christians” need converting is to the notion that Christians are called to be participants in “keeping” Creation (and the word “to keep” there is the same as the one used in one of the very next Genesis stories: “Am I my brother’s keeper”). Late 20th and early 21st century Continue Reading

Christians called to keeping Creation


I shared this post from Shane yesterday, but another area where “Christians” need converting is to the notion that Christians are called to be participants in “keeping” Creation (and the word “to keep” there is the same as the one used in one of the very next Genesis stories: “Am I my brother’s keeper”). Late 20th and early 21st century Continue Reading

History of Race is much like the history of Earth


A “checkered past” and continued denial in the present Much like the uproar about CRT, is the pushback on the idea that humans have ushered in the Anthropocene. The systemic buildup of CO2 in our atmosphere, coupled with the accompanying extractive and disruptive technologies that have damaged soil, coral reefs, and wetlands, and clear cut for pastures to feed our Continue Reading

Reframing Thanksgiving: An Opportunity For Reconstruction


From Brad Davis on the blog at Accidental Tomatoes: Later this week I’ll make the approximately thirty-mile drive south to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with my family. Once there we’ll do what we always do: gather around the dinner table to partake in a royal feast, watch football (in between the dozing off stemming from gastrological overdose), and tell stories Continue Reading

The century of Fossil Fuel’s squelching and suppressing advancements in EV tech


My Volt hasn’t shown ANY signs of losing it’s longevity or charging retention. And what I would also say to those who say “No to EVs because the batteries are too undependable and require too much environmentally questionable practices”, is that those are drawbacks and lessen the ecological improvement of EVs over the internal combustion engine, but we have put Continue Reading

Example of “take away our freedom/ruin our economy” nonsense of the Right. Covid and Climate are two peas in a pod for them.


“both religions seek to undermine America, her economy, Constitution, and way of life, taking liberty and freedom away from Americans, replaced with a top-down command and control government dictating our every behavior. Globalism is the goal, a great reset, or a one-world government, controlled by the self-appointed elites who rule over the masses. This is hardly the message taught by Continue Reading


All of the comedic Facebook jokes happening, and as I watch the above, and laugh (cuz Colbert is funny)….I also cringe a little when I see how some of the “blame” for the sociopathic “enflaming” going on is a matter of “the world” expressing itself “writ large” by the microscope and archiving of this human garbage spewing. Do we take Continue Reading

My destination


Addendum to my previous post about my seeking a “next interim step”: a place to hang my hat and/or “lay my head” as I continue the much elongated interim journey to my “low-to-no-carbon-footprint” lifestyle. the 15 months (the last of which is this one, March 2021) . I have been an “1801 resident” have been a much needed “cushion” for Continue Reading