Monthly Archives: April 2011

April Profile: Gaylord Nelson

For those of us privileged to have been a part of the first Earth Day in April 1970, it is particularly troubling to see the state of our planet as Earth Day 2011 approaches. Radiation spewing from Japanese nuclear reactors. The BP Deep Water Horizon blowout from last year and the damage done to the Gulf of Mexico. Attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency. States introducing legislation to close state parks to camping and to use state parks for logging and oil drilling. And the list goes on. Continue reading

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A Tip of The Hat to Those in Badgerland

I find it’s sometimes hard not to become discouraged when we take a look around at all that is happening in the world today.  It can overwhelm us and make us feel powerless in our ability to change or readdress … Continue reading

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Keeping The Faith

I took in a talk yesterday given by Marcus Borg, professor emeritus in the philosophy department at Oregon State University.  He spoke about his new book:  Speaking Christian:  Why Christian Words Have Lost Their Meaning and Power — and How … Continue reading

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