The greatest superhero of all is Superman, hands down. Ironman and Batman have cool gadgets, the Hulk is both a formidable and sympathetic foe, Captain America commands our respect, but Superman is pure other-worldly superpower channeled through a morally upright heart. You can't beat that.My ... Continue reading

Apostles’ Creed: Creator of heaven and earth

I believe in God... creator of heaven and earth. —The Apostles' CreedWe tend to credit Edwin Hubble with discovering the expanding universe, but in truth he confirmed by astronomical observation what others like Alexander Friedmann and Georges Lemaitre had theorized earlier, based on, of ... Continue reading

Creation groans

Against its will, all creation was subjected to God’s curse. But with eager hope, the creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in glorious freedom from death and decay. For we know that all creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present ... Continue reading

God in the details

For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see His invisible qualities — His eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God. — Romans 1:20, NLT If you spend enough time reading me here at ... Continue reading

All creatures great and small…

All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful: The Lord God made them all. —All Things Bright and Beautiful, a hymn by Cecil Alexander I suppose that I would have to say that I had not much more than a dim curiosity about animals growing up. That ... Continue reading

Hemoglobin to the rescue!

I've discovered that I'm leaking iron. Yesterday, while walking down the street, a cast-iron skillet fell from my pants leg and clattered onto the sidewalk. Magnets no longer stick to my body parts. It's embarrassing.Actually, if I'm leaking anything, I'm probably leaking blood. I've become iron ... Continue reading

The power of love

Bonnie at Spiritual Woman has a nice post on Proverbs 8:22-31 that she calls The Power of Love. The relationship between God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit is eternal. If current evidence is being correctly understood, the universe is perhaps 14 billion years old, and Jesus and the Holy Spirit were ... Continue reading

In gratitude for Swallowtails

Some time ago someone brought me a large, green caterpillar on an ash leaf. I raised the caterpillar until it pupated, and then I kept the chrysalis until this butterfly emerged from it. People that know about these things call this a Three-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio pilumnus). Those of you who ... Continue reading