view from the Niagara Power Vista
On March 16th, Douglas Tallamy, professor and chair of the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, came to the Niagara Power Vista in Niagara Falls to talk about the benefit of native species in the environment. The talk was sponsored by the Western New York Land Conservancy.
The last Lenten luncheon of the series was held on Wednesday, March 21st. The Rev. Carla Kline, pastor of Island Presbyterian Church, talked about the power of social justice in our individual lives, our communities, our nation, and our world. She said that her life was profoundly changed by a ten-day trip to El Salvador,
This is now my fourth year of participating in the A through Z blogging challenge. It occurs every April for the month. All participants have to write 26 blog posts, and each one must start with a letter of the alphabet, in consecutive order. So, if my theme were food, my blog post might look
from my garden: the first crocus of 2018
What does justice for God’s creation look like? The Rev. Kris Bjerke-Ullman, pastor of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, gave some ideas at the fourth of five Lenten luncheons, which was held on March 14th. What does it mean to subdue the earth and to have dominion of what God has entrusted to us? “We have
Yesterday, the third in a series of five on the Lenten luncheons presented by the Grand Island Ministerium. The theme for this year’s is justice. The topic for this week was “Justice and the Opioid Crisis.” It was presented by Father Earle King of Saint Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church. I will present this in an FAQ
On Saturday, March 3rd, I traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina. I was going to the funeral for Ramona Brant, which was scheduled for the following day at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, in Charlotte. Today, I am sharing Ramona’s story. When I was serving a few short sentences in the federal prison camp in Danbury,
On Saturday, March 3rd, I traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina. I was going to the funeral for Ramona Brant, which was scheduled for the following day at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, in Charlotte. In part one of this story, I am sharing some of the images of spring that I found in North Carolina.
The Rev. Sung Ho Lee of Trinity United Methodist Church gave a presentation on Justice among people of different cultures. What does justice among people of different cultures look like? Sung Ho Lee started with a definition of culture. He defined culture as a way a group of people think, feel, celebrate, and experience life.