Playing in the Mud

Mud and moist clay have interesting properties that are exciting for a boy. I played in plenty of mud and clay. It bends when it gets drier; it sticks and leaves imprints when it is wet; it smells earthy; it doesn’t hurt your friends if you throw it at them.… Continue reading

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Sense of Time in a Culture of Delusion

Came from nothing. Yes, we did. From explosion to soup to living goo … … to you. Billions and billions of years it took: one little piece at a time. It could be a child’s tune or a chant. In reality it is the dominant mantra of the day, and the… Continue reading

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Governing by Weather

Is it possible that God governs by weather? Does he use his very creation to influence the affairs of men? In an evolutionary or naturalistic world view, what we see in the skies or on earth has its origin in chance occurrence. The weather is no more responsible for predicaments… Continue reading

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The Year and the Year to Come

The mark of a new year often includes promises and celebration. While both of these activities are a reflection of tradition, neither one has sufficient impact to empower a person to look at the past in reality or the future with soberness. Neither one has the power to sooth the… Continue reading

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Forgetting the Boundary Maker

In a recent visit to a familiar boundary between sea and land, I had an opportunity to observe the incoming waves on the beach. The peaceful morning led to the little sketch below. On our local travels in the same area we saw hundreds of homes built on stilts due… Continue reading

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