Tag Archives: Nature

Taking Care of God’s House

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To listen to this reflection as a podcast, click here. In 2008, three former college schoolmates living in San Francisco came up with a novel idea. Since hotel accommodations in the Bay Area were both hard to find and exceedingly expensive, they devised a website that would help out-of-towners locate short-term living quarters and breakfast – essentially, an opportunity for guests to… Read more »

The Greatest Show on Earth

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There was a time, not so long ago, that parks were the exclusive playgrounds of the rich and famous. During most of European history, green spaces were cultivated by wealthy landowners for private use.  Trespassers – including impoverished poachers trying to catch wild game for their family’s next meal – could be subject to imprisonment or even death.  No one did more… Read more »