GREEN JUNCTION: “Approximately 8% of Americans and 32% of Canadians live in the Great Lakes basin,” BY JULIE PELLER PH.D

The Great Lakes are considered the most extensive freshwater system globally, containing enough water to cover the surface of the United States 10 feet deep. Approximately 8% of Americans and 32% of Canadians live in the Great Lakes basin, formed by the glaciers about 10,000 years ago. In addition to the numerous species that rely […]

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July 15, 2021 – Exploring the ‘Spiritual’ Ground of Happiness — Science, Religion and Reality

How can ‘spirituality’ help us to become happier? Today’s Post Last week we began a look at the third facet of the subject of ‘happiness’, this time from the perspective of ‘spirituality’.  1,060 more words July 15, 2021 – Exploring the ‘Spiritual’ Ground of Happiness — Science, Religion and Reality

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“You Are Church”

“It is difficult to love God with one’s whole soul, heart, mind, and strength and not do it in the state of life and environment where God has placed us.” ~ Louis J Putz CSC Putz was famous for saying “You Are Church!” his drive to have all members understand we are equal and we […]

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A Most Excellent Article

“During some twenty years on a university faculty, I learned to appreciate the vast differences in the reliability of research, especially survey research. It isn’t simply the “garbage” studies that are promoted by partisans of one sort or another–even serious efforts at determining attitudes and beliefs of particular populations run into problems with the way […]

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Hey Mystics, Wake Up

Throughout civilizations, in all cultures and all periods we see, they often experience mystics in their writings and speaking/preaching. We seem to notice them most when a society is experiencing angst, suffering, and domination by others in their community. We hear their voices and their cries helping us to understand Mystics have traditionally and, for […]

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Compassion

Originally posted on Pastor Michael Moore's Blog:
Sometimes the only thing that I need to do is reflect on Merton’s thoughts and simply share them without commentary. This is one of those instances. Compassion teaches me that my brother and I are one. That if I love my brother, then my love benefits my…

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