Advice to a Young Man

I was asked by a father about a year ago to give advice to his son on a momentous occasion in the son’s life. The father had picked a group of Christians who had served the Lord for many years in various capacities to write to the young Christian man.… Continue reading

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The Two R’s in February

The Two R’s in February. My little first grader came home with a list of the months of the year to memorize.  He was repeating them to me in their order and spelling them.  I corrected him with his mistaken spelling of the second month. He pronounced it again with… Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving to our Father, the Creator  of heaven and earth, is always appropriate. I woke at sunrise and quietly walked to a back window. The morning sun flamed the little dogwood’s turning leaves. It’s normal Autumn color is a dark ruddy red that does not stand out. The frost in… Continue reading

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Sky Wonders and Ground Truth

So, I asked, “Come see Saturn’s rings!” Although clouds were overhead, we quietly set up an 8 inch telescope. Clear tropical skies are hard to find in the Philippines, but the day had been drier than the last few, so we were hopeful. Mars was bright orange an hour after… 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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