Tale of Three Friends

“Love one another.” It would seem a simple commanding statement, but the biblical context and who spoke it makes a difference. I do not have many close friends, but those I have in Christ are precious. We share common core beliefs: we know we were formed by the Creator; we… Continue reading

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From the Beginning: Male and Female…Marriage

The two little orphan girls asked for a glass of water. They really were not thirsty. They wanted to stay, but they also wanted to peek. As they poured their little cups from the container of filtered water, they silently turned and looked to their right through a little doorway… Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving to our Father, the Creator  of heaven and earth, is always appropriate. I woke at sunrise and quietly walked to a back window. The morning sun flamed the little dogwood’s turning leaves. It’s normal Autumn color is a dark ruddy red that does not stand out. The frost in… Continue reading

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Sparkling Orion with the Man

There he was. Orion was bright and shining for us to admire from our bedroom window.  The entire sky was bursting with starlight at 3:30 a.m.  The Pleiades, mentioned in scripture, was easy to find, and Sirius was his brightest self among the visible stars. The ice storm was over,… Continue reading

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Prayer, Faith, and Tugboat Power

Most people pay attention to big things. For some, it’s power. For others it is fame or money. In shipping, it’s the big ships that get attention. After all, ships laden with cargo are worth a fortune that will be delivered to a places far away. Sea lanes are full… Continue reading

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Flood Chasers in the Appalachians

The Genesis Flood was a unique event, and evidence of its occurrence can be observed today. My wife and I enjoy seeing evidence of the catastrophe, which brings us to a recent ride in West Virginia along highway 55/48. Our November day in the West Virginia mountains began with walks… Continue reading

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