ecology

Heaven in a Wildflower

To see the world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand, and eternity in an hour. –William Blake Mr. William Blake, English poet of the 18th and 19th centuries, was a mystic, no doubt. He was one of those who could look into the … Continued

A Tour of Our Garden Grove

Our Garden Grove is designed to make good use of our property–its shape and slope and soil–and to benefit from the dynamic interplay at the edges – an edge of the driveway, the building, the berm, and the plants themselves. The trees, shrubs, and flowers we are planting have been chosen to harvest the potential … Continued

I Am Gaia

I Am Gaia A Sermon by The Rev. Peter Connolly Presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green, Kentucky, on August 29, 2010 When we met here last week for our annual Ingathering, we celebrated that coming together through a “water communion.” Many of us brought containers of water that we carried with us … Continued

Sustainability: Negotiating a Crisis of Faith

“Sustainability: Negotiating a Crisis of Faith” by Daniel Reader *Personal crisis of faith Good morning.  I have a bit of a problem I would like to share with you.  Let me tell you about it.. In 1974, I was 15 years old and taking a biology class in high school.  It was then that I … Continued