Shalom and the Community of Creation

This is the title of a book written by a friend of mine: Shalom and the Community of Creation by Dr Randy S. Woodley. Grand Rapids, MI. : Eerdmans, 2012. Randy is Distinguished Professor of Faith and Culture at Portland Seminary. He’s a Keetoowah Cherokee. “Once upon a time in America, fishermen knew how to …

Without One Another

This lava/obsidian field is huge! If you get a chance to visit it, it’s worth the trip to central Oregon. Just outside of Bend, OR, which incidentally has some really great micro-brews, a great river (the Deschutes) for white water rafting and a high desert museum. They have an outrageous number of days with sunshine …