Breath, Sight, Planets, and Clusters — An Evening in Creation

It is not uncommon for us to have an evening of observing with a group. This one had a few people from a local church, larger group of families of Chinese scholars visiting from a local university, and a few from a local Chinese church. Most of the group had… Continue reading

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The Maker of the Circle

The last shred of orange glow from the sun was receding above the tree line. I was in no hurry to drink the cup of fresh coffee. Only one bat was dive-bombing the Spring insects. The sky was clear and the winds were calm. I didn’t even need a jacket.… Continue reading

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Vicarious Observing a World Apart

Observing the created heavens with our Filipino friends is being done from the US through a combination of astro-video tools and streaming video from www.nightskiesnetwork.ca. It is a story worth telling because our friends are only equipped with small f/5 refractor kits that we sent a few years ago. Part… Continue reading

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Redeemed From the Beginning

How far does God reach for us? Were we known from the beginning? Can he rescue us? This weekend is the celebration of Easter, which is the traditional celebration or recognition of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The origin of event, however, took place before creation. Part of… Continue reading

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The Wise Men Approach

Remember the wise men from the east in the Christmas story? They were expert at studying the night skies over time. We don’t know there were three but it was certainly at least three based on the three gifts that they presented in the presence of Mary, Joseph, and the… Continue reading

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