July 12, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • How to get to Yankee Boy. • Jeep pics of waterfalls and wildflowers and mountains. • Three unusual conversations.
This is a long blog, but if you love pics of the Rocky Mountains, you can just look at them (but please click to enlarge them to gain the full oohs … More “Yankee Boy – a Jeep Adventure”
June 26, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The hike began at Las Vegas. • Pictures of the hike and the stream. • Conversations on the hike.
OUR HIKE BEGAN AT LAS VEGAS. That’s Las Vegas, New Mexico, which is an hour north-east of Santa Fe. I’d never been there and found it to be a delightful small … More “A Hike Toward Heaven: El Porvenir out of Las Vegas”
June 12, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • A game-changer: children helping starving children. • 100 kids and adults packaged 12,000 meals in 2 hours. • I look terrific in a hairnet! • Takeaways. First of all, LAST WEEK I ROLLED UP AT 7 AM (YES, I CRAWLED OUT OF BED AT 5:30 AM ON A SATURDAY). To … More “I experienced an awesome way to wrap nutritious food for starving children”
May 17, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • In a secretive night meeting, a spiritual leader talked about being born again. But the listener didn’t get it. So the leader compared it to the wind, which didn’t seem to help the listener’s understanding. • 2,000 years later, a young engineer named Joshua talks about how the wind of … More “A secret meeting. A frustrating conversation. A life-changing mystery”
May 10, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Arguments for life beyond earth • The spacecraft Kepler’s search for other planets • The beginnings of life • Implications for Biblical faith
This blog is excerpted from an article in Time Magazine entitled The Perfectly Sane Case for Life in Space (by Jeffrey Kluger, April 2016).
ARGUMENTS FOR LIFE … More “Some truths about human life beyond earth”
April 24, 2016
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • What is a felony? • Do people with felonies deserve a second chance in the workforce? • The felon in Les Miserable.
First of all, this article is dedicated to Don and Lola Compton, who have led Shalom Ministries for over 45 years. The ministry began for hippies living in … More “Would you hire or recommend a person with a felony for a job?”
December 18, 2015
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • My father and my brother • What did Jesus say about grace? • The astonishing life of footballer David Johnson (see two inserts)
MY FATHER AND MY BROTHER: This occurred many years ago. Early in the morning I found my father digging in the garden. His face was contorted and … More “What’s so amazing about grace?”
July 3, 2015
First of all, Staci, my step-daughter, is in the middle of her stay at the Sedona Wellness Retreat in Arizona. Let me explain, this is a three-week nutritional program to detox from chemo treatment, and to rebuild her immune system. Make sure you read to the end of this article, where Staci gives a poignant … More “Staci and her mom Mary Ann at Sedona Wellness Retreat”
June 19, 2015
Refugees, the nowhere people: Robyn, my niece, is 33 years old and a fashion designer, married to a Brit, and living in London. She has a sense of compassion for the suffering, and she speaks up when she has a concern. Robyn shared on Facebook a video about refugees in Syria, and this got me … More “Refugees: The Nowhere People.”