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What is good?

He has shown you, O man, what is good… (Micah 6:8a). Mankind pursues “the good life,” always trying to figure out, what it’s all about: how to recognize its pr... Read More

From gray to green

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” - Gary Snyder Cities around the country are using innovative urban planning to turn dead zones into vibrant civic... Read More
Paul Swain

Meth, money and madness

Life was everything I wanted. Houses with ocean views. More licensed cars than licensed drivers. I was making a lot of money. It was just going great. We ... Read More

Empathic compassion

His rheumy eyes seemed on the verge of imminent discharge—without spark, listless, lacking in spirit—within ill fitting, almost hollow cavities in a tight, hard... Read More