Tag: turkey vulture

Every Place a Holy Place

The world, this palpable world, which we were wont to treat with the boredom and disrespect with which we habitually regard places with no sacred association for us, is in truth a holy place, and we did not know it. Venite, adoremus. – Teilhard… Continue Reading “Every Place a Holy Place”

In Praise of Self-Deprecation

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by¬†Wislawa Szymborska. In Praise of Self-Deprecation The buzzard has nothing to fault himself with. Scruples are alien to the black panther. Piranhas do not doubt the rightness of their actions. The rattlesnake approves of himself without… Continue Reading “In Praise of Self-Deprecation”

Let’s Just Pay Attention!

Whoever does not see God in every place does not see God in any place.” – Rabbi Elimelech Most of us would not identify this fellow as one of our favorite birds. Nonetheless he provides a necessary service to us and the creatures with… Continue Reading “Let’s Just Pay Attention!”