Tag Archives: beauty

the fable of the beautiful crow

Many or most know how the fox tricked the crow: Fox said a beautiful bird such as Crow must have a beautiful voice. He wanted to hear that voice!  He must hear that voice! Finally, Crow succumbed to Fox’s flattery. … Continue reading

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the fable of the songbird & the frog

THE FABLE OF THE SONGBIRD & THE FROG When the songbird told him you’re no match for me the bullfrog countered: by who’s measure?— yes, many have opened their windows to your song but the few who’ve opened to mine … Continue reading

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the fable of the dog who sees beauty

One day, while the dog lolled in the grass on her back… …a cool shadow suddenly dimmed the sunlight. The dog looked up to find a big cloud towering above her.  The puffs of white piled one on top of … Continue reading

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lost world

In the movie, the intrepid travelers hover above a wonderfully mysterious planet… …and yet all they do is sit in their space station and deal with “ghosts” from their past. I’m referring to the 2002 adaptation of the Stanislaw Lem … Continue reading

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rockin’

  “It kind of goes back to what my dad tells me:  ‘Don’t get too excited about the good stuff and don’t get too down about the bad stuff’…”             — Tim Lincecum, pitcher, San Francisco Giants *  I was thinking … Continue reading

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Testing the Worm’s Faith

  “What type of God would allow such a thing to exist?” We’ve all heard some version of that question.  Maybe we’ve asked some version of it ourselves. It’s an age-old religious-philosophical dilemma.  But perhaps science can now help us with … Continue reading

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In Support of Animism

  When I sent the above picture to a friend… …she told me she didn’t believe primates have auras. In my reply, I skipped the fact that we humans are also primates… Instead, I told her that I see auras … Continue reading

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