The Sun and Opportunity to Pray

Both of us slept well last night. My wife held food and drink down last night; she woke hungry this morning. We enjoyed a little breakfast and talk this morning. Just before I delivered breakfast, I wandered out the back door. The sky in the East was sparkling blue-white with… Continue reading

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Conjunction and Sadness

I only had ten minutes or so to look out the bedroom window to see the moon, Jupiter, and Venus in close proximity. It was just after sunset. I quickly sketched and returned to my wife. I am sitting across from her now as I finish the post. There is reason why… Continue reading

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20-Year Anniversary

This is a story about observing the heavens but in a larger context because the two included sketches were during an unusual 20-year anniversary: 20 years since Linda, my wife, had cancer the first time. She has had cancer 3 times since then. It has not stopped us, and the ordeal also… Continue reading

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A Parable with More Southern Skies Observing

The Observing Night. My wife and I had observed for a couple hours on September 10; we had sketched a couple NGC objects in the southern skies. (The story and sketches are on www.christworksministries.org on the Inspiration Page, top left story for the next few days.) Although my wife was weary and… Continue reading

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