Julie Peller PhD, is an environmental chemist (Professor of Chemistry at Valparaiso University ) and she leads the Environmental Ministry at Nativity of Our Savior in Portage IN. Julie has been writing a weekly column for church bulletins for the past ~5 years called the Green Junction and is helping to move the call of Laudato Si […]
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Aristotle’s philosophy stresses biology, instead of mathematics like Plato. We as humans have distinct built-in patterns of development, similar to what we are discussing here in construction, deconstruction, and reconstruction. (Martin Buber) The understanding we have today of the universal Christ as part of creation is something Aristotle was discussing in his own way, even […]
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On this feast of St Ephrem,(so appropriate on Pentecost) which the Latin and Anglican Churches celebrate today (Eastern churches earlier this year), I recall this quote of his from my patristic studies. “At the beginning of the conversation he [Jesus] did not make himself known to her, but first she caught sight of a thirsty […]
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“God is the unconditional love and forgiveness that Jesus reveals, but God is also the energy that lies at the base of everything that is.” – Ron Rolheiser, OMI We often forget that God loves us way before we ever come to meet God. The Greater Good in life is achieved with action. The price […]
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I would like to introduce a column we will be adding called the “Green Junction” by Julie Peller PhD. Julie Peller PhD, is an environmental chemist (Professor of Chemistry at Valparaiso University ) and she leads the Environmental Ministry at Nativity of Our Savior in Portage IN. Julie has been writing a weekly column for […]
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According to the tradition, Pythagoras went to Philume, a town in the northwest of Peloponnese, to talk to Leon, the ruler of the town. Admiring his intelligence and eloquence, Leon asked him what science he particulary preffered. Pythagoras replied that he had no particular science, but he was a philosopher. Surprised by the novelty of […]
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A man and his dog, hearts fierce and strong sit in contemplation on a gorgeous morn while shadows play across each face as they enjoy this magnificent day The dog content to be by his side, the man grateful for all in his lifeWeathered hands that can createbeautiful works of art, and yet caressmy tender […]
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