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.”
February 8, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: Three positions for Genesis believers. Young Earth Creation (YEC). Theistic Evolution. (Evolution of birds from dinosaurs plus DNA evidence for evolution). Old Earth Progressive Creation. Each position has a dilemma.
This is the third part of a three-part series on creation and evolution. It’s a mix of science and spiritual. The … More “Creation and Evolution, Part 3: What do you believe?”
January 29, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Overview of creation – evolution. • Where does science succeed and where does it fail? • Fossil evidence for deep time. • How reliable are dating methods? • The bones of John the Baptist. • The dilemma of young earth creation. • Thirsty koala bear in Australian extreme heat drinking … More “Creation and Evolution, Part 2: Deep time”
January 17, 2018
WHATS IN THIS BLOG: • Wonders of the natural world • The hummingbird • Spectacular hikes • Role of consciousness in creation and evolution
This is the first of three parts of a series on creation and evolution. It’s a mix of science and spiritual. I’m motivated by a need for clarity, as I’ve heard … More “Creation and Evolution, Part 1: Role of Consciousness”
November 22, 2014
Thanksgiving in America is a big deal. It’s the first winter holiday, and the winter can be horrible in the USA, as we found out last week when the latest polar vortex came south. Buffalo received many feet of snow in their football stadium (I have heard numbers from 7 – 12 feet), and the … More “It’s a week before Thanksgiving….and I’m Crying.”
November 14, 2014
First, I was surfing the TV channels when I came across a movie by this title. It was an engrossing high-drama movie, well-acted, and I felt like I was right there in the Middle East when all these things happened to Daniel. What came across strongly was the unmitigated faith that Daniel and his friends … More “The Book of Daniel: An Excellent Movie and a Faith-Lifting Story”
October 19, 2014
Integrative Medicine – I have come to respect Dr Andrew Weil. From reading his book Spontaneous Happiness, to seeing him discuss natural remedies for the heart and the lungs on TV with Dr Oz. Thirdly, he has published a pyramid of anti-inflammatory foods that I have just discovered. According to Dr Weil “Following an anti-inflammatory … More “Integrative Medicine – A talk with Dr. Weil”
September 29, 2014
So many people have cancer…..something like 1 in 3 in the USA……we all know someone close to us who has contracted it. Yet biomedical scientists have been searching for a cure for 50 years. A conventional treatment often consists of chemotherapy plus radiation, both of which are toxic (poisons) and kill good cells as well … More “Cancer remission – Radical”
September 13, 2014
I had wanted to visit Chaco Canyon for over 30 years. It’s near the Four Corners area of the USA, about two and a half hours from ABQ. The road is paved except for about 12 miles of unpaved washboard (corrugations) which challenged my new Subaru Forrester (rattle….rattle).
The “Ancient Ones” lived here from 800-1200 … More “Chaco Canyon: A Spectacular Place of Mystery”