The lime green and burgundy stalks of Skunk Cabbage are poking up along the road where I walk Wesley. The other day I saw the Canadian geese are back in Castine Harbor. No warblers yet, but lots of bird activity around my feeders. Everywhere I walk around the farm, I hear the chickadee mating  call Read More →

We are deep into the season of Lent, that time in the Christian year set aside to take stock of who we are and whose we are. In my humble opinion, Lent is not about what you are giving up, but rather whom you are willing to give into.  I preached this a few Sundays Read More →

We have kids! Addie gave us two healthy girls and a boy. Having spent a week’s worth of checking the barn every couple of hours all night long, I went to the barn last Wednesday March 12th at around 3am and there they were. Addie had done it all. Birthed them, removed the placenta and Read More →

“A good motivation is what is needed: compassion without dogmatism, without complicated philosophy; just understanding that others are human brothers and sisters and respecting their human rights and dignities. That we humans can help each other is one of our unique human capabilities.” The Dalai Lama I was listening to the live streaming of the Read More →