It’s a Buttercup Morning

“You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high: I cannot attain it.”  Psalm 139:5-6 (ESV)             And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to… Continue reading

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Created for Expression

The astounding thing about the God of the Bible is that He uses His very creation to express himself. He points to parts of it to get our attention, illustrate points, and tell parables. So when people and their instutions deny any solution to origins that points to God, it either… Continue reading

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A Question About the Neighborhood

Most daily living is entirely too dumbed-down by the stream of drama that is centered around the cares and pleasures of our short lives on earth. You don’t believe me? Take away a cell phone and any media device from a typical adolescent in a locally modern society for a week. Or, take an adult’s pleasures… Continue reading

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Common Scene and the Wake-up Call

Dense fog or heavy haze is common for winter nights in the San Joaquin Valley, California, because of the effects of surrounding mountains and heavy agriculture. The mountains trap air in the lowlands. The amount of agriculture activity raises humidities close to the ground and puts lots of soil matter in the air. Temperature inversions are also… Continue reading

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