Wimp or Master of the Universe?

It is the time of year that the magnificent constellation of Orion can be seen from most places on earth. We have observed it with Philippine, Ugandan, and US children. I have sketched the constellation in frigid temperatures when it shown above a tree adorned with light powdery snow. We… Continue reading

Help for Repairing Children’s Home from Typhoon Odette — Philippines

We have been in contact with the Director of IFL-ICDMI (Institute for Foundational Learning – Integrated Community Development Ministries, Inc.), Pat Capwell, about damage from Typhoon Odette that struck the region about a month ago. Like Katrina in the US, the typhoon rolled through several islands in the Philippines, inflicting… Continue reading

Following God in Hard Reality

Familiar and pleasant circumstances have a mesmerizing effect. Most people like them. Sometimes abundance in things or time we can call our own extend the feeling of “everything is OK”. All this is like the story about a healthy young man, who comments to himself about how well he is… Continue reading