Fractal Faith

One of my areas of learning over the summer has been permaculture, particularly as people are applying it to communities. One of the most interesting conversations going on in that space is the problem of scalability: how to get the micro and macro to functioning together based on the same values and principles. A common … Continue reading Fractal Faith

The Forest and the Trees (A reflection on Matthew 23.23-26)

The other week in the post on the character strength of Perspective as good spiritual fruit, I brought up the old proverb about losing the forest through the trees. This saying came up again this morning as I was reading the Gospel. Jesus is in the middle of a diatribe against the “scribes and Pharisees,” … Continue reading The Forest and the Trees (A reflection on Matthew 23.23-26)