Father of the Fatherless

Like most observing nights, the teenagers came to visit. The hole in the tropical sky held long enough for a window to Saturn and Mars. Three boys and a couple girls grew to a dozen or so. A staff member sent her daughter. The old 8 inch telescope shows wear… Continue reading

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Childrens’ Quests and the Morning Moon

We planned an early rise to check the tropical skies, hoping to get a little observing of the day-time moon. With cups of coffee in hand after a quick set up, we were ready to sit together and enjoy a waning moon through some light clouds. It was originally planned… Continue reading

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Fake News and the Truth

Fake news only has credibility when the sources are not checked and it appears that someone reputable was not actually present. in the digital age when things can be made to appear real, altering perceptions gets even easier. It is no different in things that appear scientific. Are they? Who… Continue reading

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Breadth of Love

The young boys clustered around to see the sketch. They looked through the 8 inch telescope, but they were more interested to see how observing translated to a sketch record of the event. After all, it was a rare clear night, the almost-quarter moon was directly overhead, and I was… Continue reading

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Way to End, Way to Begin

December 2016 I met with a best friend. A year later I am married to her, and we are on the mission field together. We still remember our deep friendship, our talks, and our expressed goals to walk with Jesus Christ on the mission field during that December 2016 meeting.… Continue reading

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