Bridge in Context
We observed that nature and humanity are very much in a partnership along the parkway. It is hard to say which predominates. If we quit mowing and trimming, Nature would predominate along the Yahara River parkway. Yet the very existence of a river instead of a wetland shows human engineering and care. The river as… Continue reading
Week 4 – the effects of light
It was an interesting day to consider this question. The Sun was out and the temperature was perfect. Week 4 – “And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. God saw that the light was good and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light ‘day’ and the darkness… Continue reading
Not Just Nature
On an urban orientation to Chicago, our guide said this: “Everything you see in the city was put there on purpose.” It is less obvious but just as fruitful to think of what you can learn from the urban environment. What we make as those made in the image of the creator says a lot about… Continue reading
10 Reasons to take The Bridges Class
Admit it, you could use time to enjoy the out of doors. We have a rain plan. Mention this class at Lynn‘s of Madison and she will give you a discount on supplies (5928 Odana Rd, Madison, WI 53719) Nancy Macgregor is a gifted artist and instructor. You don’t need to know anything about painting… Continue reading
What is new with this Bridges Class?
You may have been asking, how is this class different than last years? Nancy Macgregor and I walked the river a couple of weeks ago and we set the locations for this year’s class sessions. We will mostly be at new locations, including the Locks area on the North end and where the Yahara enters… Continue reading
Drawing from Creation – To Be Rescheduled
The Bible begins with creation. We are most familiar with the majestic narratives of Genesis 1 and 2. Creation is presented in a variety of viewpoints within the Hebrew Scriptures. It is further developed in the New Testament through the teachings of Jesus and in the book of Revelation. In this weekend retreat we will… Continue reading
“…the universe is before our eyes like a beautiful book in which all creatures great and small are a letters to make us ponder the invisible things of God.” Here I want to explore the Two Books: the World around us and the Word within us. I am an artist and a writer, and recently retired from pastoral work. My name is Dave.