Higher and Deeper, Note 2

Higher and Deeper, Note 2 Roland and Faylene March 18, 2020 The waning crescent moon was visible this morning from our kitchen window.  We grabbed the binoculars to get a closer look at the familiar yet still mysterious moon.  This is our home – our little cabin in the valley… Continue reading

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The Cry for Him

Human hearts cry for stuff. Some cry for social things and relationships. Some want a king. Others want to be the king. The clamor of human affairs marches on. But who cries for the Almighty? Contrary to the popular naturalistic theory that we came from the eons of evolution and… Continue reading

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What A System!

The warm damp air and cloudy days had persisted for days. The night was different because stars could actually be seen, but there was so little time we only gazed at a few and retired. It was murky a week later but cleared enough for us to see Jupiter about… Continue reading

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The Winter Circle and Moonscape

The winter circle is high overhead in the early evenings of March in the Philippines. It’s name draws questions because Philippine children do not know four seasons, so I have to explain to them how it got its name. This particular night was with my wife (a budding observer of… Continue reading

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Hope Moon

Hope Moon. “I don’t see it.” I tell the man. “It’s there.  The clouds are covering it,” he explains. “How can you be sure?” “It’s right above the sunset.” He searches in the binoculars.  It takes him only a few seconds to find the very new moon – Day 2.… Continue reading

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