Topic: Nature

Flowers of Earth, Buds of Heaven

When spring returns, when sap flows and bulbs poke their growing leaves above the dreary brown earth, it is easy to sing praises to the Source of All. The Christian story of Easter tells of a community facing a devastating loss of their teacher and … read more.

Thoreau and What we Learn in the Woods

Simply put, a transcendentalist believes that a person can gain special, transcendent knowledge about creation, god, faith, etc. from being close to nature. Thoreau’s Walden is his written explanation of how he spent his time living alone on the banks of Walden Pond in … read more.