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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Who is God and Who am I?

One of the questions that children ask is, “Who is God?” Almost every answer leads to a second question, “Who made God?” The answer has to be good enough for this little boy in Cambodia, my friends in the Philippines, or a person on a street in any city. Why?… Continue reading

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Prancing Fawns and Dancing Butterflies

We all came from soup. The soup became alive and developed into living things. Voila!! Deer and butterflies showed up along the way but stayed around while other things eventually yielded us. That is what so many “books” say. That is the story telling associated with evolution. Believe it? What if the… Continue reading

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Dinosaurs and the Flood

Fascination with dinosaurs is common, even among children in the Philippines. Questions about when they existed, why we don’t see them, and what happened “back then” is a part of many conversations in which I have participated. Just a little dinner among some young men at the site of a Philippine… Continue reading

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The Strength of Delusion?

Strong bias leads to delusion. I learned very well about the strength of bias in former days as I was responsible for 30-year projections of a weapon class. I had to sift through factual data and often very biased data to ascertain what was accurate and what was not. That… Continue reading

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