Lessons of the Dawn

There is something about light on a region that was dark that captivates observers. Whether it be the dawn of a morning, light brought to bear on wildlife in the dark, or “light” on a subject previously not understood, the transition from darkness to light, not knowing to knowing, or… Continue reading

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Very Young Moon in a Very Young Year

There is an old song I sing that is adapted from Scripture: The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning, new every morning. Great is thy faithfulness, O Lord. Great is thy faithfulness. The new moon or a… Continue reading

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Love and the Running Man

Part of our love is discovering the heavens together. On this occasion (the day after Christmas) neither one of us had ever observed the Running Man Nebula. Exploring something new with each other is something that has gone on for decades. A long while ago I wanted to canoe; we… Continue reading

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Our 2012 Christmas Story

It’s a quiet home this Christmas after a tumultuous year of events. Some we expected. Some we did not. We bounced from shipping things overseas to friends to cancer treatment to mission trips to cancer treatments. What we remember most, however, is faces—faces of children, teachers, and friends in far-away… Continue reading

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