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Ecology: Earthrise

It was Christmas Eve, 1968, when the above photo, “Earthrise,” was taken by the crew of Apollo 8. The image caught astronaut Frank Borman by surprise. They were taking photographs of the moon when he happened to turn and look … Continue reading

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Advent (Hope): Human Longing

Advent as a liturgical season that leads into Christmas did not begin to formulate among Christians until the 5th century CE.  Until then, there was no formal recognition or celebration of the birth of Jesus.  When it did formulate, it … Continue reading

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