Ralph from Spiritual Laws

It’s been a while since I did a blog and a while since I did a Ralph Waldo Emerson blog, so here goes… This is from “Spiritual Laws”… “A little consideration of what takes place around us every day would show us that a higher law than that of our will regulates events; that ourContinue reading “Ralph from Spiritual Laws”

A walk in the woods

The other day I went for a walk in the woods on a mountain, and I still have sort of a peaceful frame of mind from it. The mountain was Monte Sano in Huntsville, Alabama, and I guess it’s barely a mountain as mountains go, but I was able to walk there and be completelyContinue reading “A walk in the woods”

Spring fever with Ralph

I’ve got Spring fever bad today, in the sense that I’m loving all the rich greens and colorful flowers that are exploding everywhere, so I thought today I would give the world a passage from someone who understood nature and beauty better than most. This is from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Nature”…. ENJOY! “The sun illuminatesContinue reading “Spring fever with Ralph”

Hi Red Bud!

I’m always amazed at how fast Nature works in the Spring. I’ve included a picture of our Red Bud tree to prove my point. Just a few days ago there was nothing, and now there’s all of this color… and it’s not even officially Spring yet! I guess it’s pretty much like the Easter story…Continue reading “Hi Red Bud!”

Virtual Insanity

I was listening to a 1990’s alternative rock station yesterday, and one of my favorite songs came on… “Virtual Insanity” by Jamiroquai. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s a really cool upbeat song about serious topics, which I guess is the best way to address some topics, but I was struck by how theContinue reading “Virtual Insanity”