Vanishing Act

Things that are fleeting and quick often either get attention from the observant person or escape notice for the unobservant. Many circumstances teach us that circumstances can be unique, happen fast, and may not happen again. Life is that way, too. When the time to act comes, the time of… Continue reading

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White Wisp to Colored Jewel

There is a little nebula between the star “Altair” and the constellation “Cygnus” that is a wisp of white with a small telescope. Careful eyes will find it seems to have ends that are brighter around a contracted middle. The little observing sheet shows a quick sketch of this pretty… Continue reading

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Heaven’s Pearls

A few scholars, who were unfamiliar with the heavens, had gathered to see them in a different way. I described a few stars and showed them some of their differences as an appetizer. It was all for preparation to make them hungry to see some of heaven’s pearls. I took them… Continue reading

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The Sense of Being Suspended

It was not many decades ago when we received our first images of earth that showed a blue sphere suspended over nothing. Indeed, the hand of God to create the earth and heavens out of nothing is simply stated in Genesis, but Job 26:7 lends a little emphasis by saying, “He… Continue reading

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A Scene of Simple Stars

Common stars, providing short glimpses of God’s created heavens, often appear during sultry and hazy summer nights. The brightest stars have enough brightness to pierce the haze. This summer the planet Saturn is waltzing through the Scorpius constellation, so the midnight scene yielded a treat for the eyes. Even a low power binocular… Continue reading

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