By Chip Prehn
I offer a beautiful thing to Covenant readers today. It is a poem by Wendell Berry.
The yellow-throated warbler, the highest remotest voice
of this place, sings in the tops of the tallest syc... Read More...
By Mark Michael
News broke recently that the Diocese of Chicago plans to sell its 30,000-square-foot headquarters in the city’s central business district. The building has other tenants, but the diocesan dir... Read More...
Wendell Berry, this great Bard — as great an American voice as Thoreau’s or Whitman’s — assumes that the reality before and all around us in nature is infinitely complex and therefore cannot be fully comprehended by any human intellect.
I am an avid hunter and fisherman, but it strikes me that these activities are really more occasions for something else: for looking at the natural world and trying to understand it and, by trying to understand it.