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

Fingerprints in the heavens

At a recent concert, the rap star Eminem shocked even his most jaded fans when he selected a beautiful young woman from the audience and presented her with a $450,000 necklace. The stunned and giddy recipient was said to be delighted.The suspicion did cross my mind, ever so briefly, that Mr. ... Continue reading