tagged ‘Backyard’

Matthew.kowal, CC BY-SA 3.0 US , via Wikimedia Commons

A Backyard Walden

In theological terms, we can say that nature transcends the human: It is prior to us and beyond us. Though we are part of it, and it a part of us, Nature is also radically other—vast, impersonal, unconcerned with our petty desires and designs.