Month: October 2015

What If There Were No God?

What If There Were No God? The other day in that moment between waking and sleeping I thought, “What if there were no God? What if this is all there is?” I lay there wondering what that would do to my most cherished values and beliefs. I got up and let Molly out. Soon the…

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Green Thumbs and Parenting

I love plants. I always have. From infancy our homes in the tropics were surrounded by glossy, split-leaf philodendrons winding up the trees in whose shade Anthurium lilies grew. My mother often had hanging baskets of orchids on the verandah where their exotic colors and shapes swayed in the warm breezes. Our neighbor’s house was…

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