October 5, 2011
Astronomers reveal more about creation
“Do you know that the universe is expanding?” I asked. “Yep” Cory replied, “All the galaxies are moving away from each other”. He took a sip of his caramel latte.
September 16, 2011
Character – Do you have it? I asked Alan this question as we sat in lounge-chairs outside Starbucks on a beautiful mid-morning. He wrinkled his forehead. “Where did that come from?” “Well I googled on the word ‘Character’, and it came back with ‘The combination of qualities or features that makes a person distinctive’”, I … More “Character – Do you have it?”
July 22, 2011
Christianity – How relevant is it these Days?
“Society is secularizing in Europe” she said distractedly. This from Susan, a lady who attends the fourth fastest-growing church in the USA. The church has five campuses in New Mexico, and about 13,000 attendees each weekend (five or six services total on Saturday evening and Sunday).
May 15, 2011
Life is Fragile – Yesterday in Australia we saw a man die. An older man was riding a bicycle that was hit by a car. The man appeared to veer out into incoming traffic, hit a black car, crashed into and broke the windscreen, and rolled off onto the roadway where his body stopped moving. … More “Life is Fragile”
April 5, 2011
Hiking, The Focus – It’s Friday, and one of my favorite things to do is eat breakfast at Flying Star, a very popular Albuquerque restaurant. The chatter of happy people is reassuring……folks can still enjoy themselves despite the recession.
March 29, 2011
Marketing the book: Resilience
I’ve been thinking about how best to market my book Hiking Toward Heaven. I thought about going door-to-door, like Frank Dalby Davidson did to get his bestseller “Man-Shy” off the ground (because no-one wanted to publish it). That book, written in the 1930s I believe, was an enchanting story about a … More “Marketing the book: Resilience”
March 23, 2011
Introduction – Hiking Toward Heaven: As an Australian, I fell in love with the mountains and canyons of the southwest USA.