Deep in the Forest, There Dragons Will Be: Reflections on a Boat Trip Around Lake Winnipesaukee

Creation is not just what we see with our senses as secular modernity has taught us to do, but that there are deeper truths behind created reality. [Read more…]

Seeing the Invisible: Reflecting on Elves in Iceland and Native Americans in the US

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 9 September 2016 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, About a week a ago, a fellow Patheos Catholic blogger (Michael Pezzulo of Steel Magnificat fame) brought the article, “Iceland unearths rock to appease angry elves,” to my attention. And I’m quite glad he did. The story is [Read More…]

Pope Francis in Elfland: Reflections on Laudato Si’ Part I

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 30 August 2016 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Several times now have I mentioned an impending letter discussing Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’. The idea, as well as the start of the title of this letter, were given to me by Jessica Mesman Griffith over at Sick [Read More…]

Fungi in Elfland: The Wood Wide Web and the Interconnectedness of Creation

David Russell Mosley Ordinary Time 10 August 2016 The Edge of Elfland Hudson, New Hampshire Dear Readers, Yesterday I finally sat down and read the article “THE SECRETS OF THE WOOD WIDE WEB.” I will admit from the start that my reading of this article was based on a misreading of a single quotation. I [Read More…]

The New Pope and Why Protestants Should Care

Dear Friends and Family, The other day, when I posted on evolution and Christianity, I mentioned that I would be doing a post on the selection of a new pope. I also recommend reading my good friend, Peter Stevens’s post: Thoughts on the new Pope and Christian Leadership. I am not a Roman Catholic. Neither [Read More…]