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Astonishing Realities

Seeing the sacred in the natural world

Photo by Łukasz Rawa on Unsplash

The juvenile hummingbird sucking nectar from the flowers in my back yard is loading up for its first flight south. It will fly alone, thousands of miles, across the Gulf of Mexico, to a winter home it has never seen. That’s quite the undertaking for a three-inch creature that weighs a little more than an ounce. And all the information necessary for this…

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Walt McLaughlin

Walt McLaughlin

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Philosopher of wildness, writing about the divine in nature, being human, and backcountry excursions.