December 31, 2018
Kim Pollock McGrath is my step-daughter who lives in Independence, Kansas. This is an inspiring story about how God intervened – around the time of her sister’s tragic death – and Kim became an author.
Kim is an elementary school teacher. For many years, she wanted to write a children’s book. Lots of ideas came … More “A cute new children’s book by Kim McGrath.”
November 9, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Cerebral palsy. • The danger of driving. • Frustration. • When things seem hopeless. • The car that changed Jessica’s life.
Now and then I hear of a heart-warming story that is truly inspirational. This story was written from the perspective of Jessica’s mom who I know rather well. Here … More “Jessica Eubank: an Inspiration.”
June 12, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • The Good Samaritan story in brief. • A modern-day example of helping someone not like us.
One of my favorite stories of Jesus is the Good Samaritan. A man was beaten and left for dead in a pitiless desert on the way to Jericho. Two leaders of the Jewish church … More “Helping someone to hope – in Mexico”
October 12, 2017
WHATS IN THIS BLOG • Salmon spawning. • Marathon running. • Brazilian stew. • The Devils Churn.
WHEN I WROTE THIS, I WAS LISTENING TO THE POUNDING OF OCEAN WAVES ALONG THE OREGON COAST. As I looked toward the setting sun, large waves curled over and broke into agitated foam. Even closer than the waves … More “Inspiration on the Oregon coast Part 1”
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”