25 hours at a Mission Station

It was an evening prayer meeting. The garden director led a sharing to 60 staff and children. A staff member led the singing. Another one had a guitar. Most of the 40 children (or so) are orphans. We joined them to worship, listen to a brief sharing, and pray. Faylene… Continue reading

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Grandpa, can we go find fossils?

Little children are hard to resist when they make requests. I had hinted of adventure when I was talking to an adult about fossils. One of my friends handles heavy equipment and moves rock around. Because the earth is pretty much covered with sedimentary rock, he moves a lot of… Continue reading

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My Mother’s Ascent

It was her mountain and her climb that lead to the pinnacle – the closest she could get to Heaven.  At times, she had run up the trail, excited with the discovery of everything new: new adventures with brothers and sisters, new faith in God, new husband so handsome, new… Continue reading

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Water, Water, Was Everywhere

Sedimentary Surprise. The surprising thing is not where one finds sedimentary rock, but the fact that it is hard not to find it! It’s nearly everywhere, and it’s thick. I am currently in Western Missouri, where it is underlying nearly all the farm fields. It is on Mount Everest. It… Continue reading

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