Has your day been hectic? Did you try multi-tasking? How did that go? Does hurtling through your day work well? Our culture promotes a go all the time lifestyle. Does it really work? In 1938 Fredric Wisloff, a pastor, wrote these words, “quietness is strength, hustle and bustle are weakness.” Opposite of what the [...]
And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day. Genesis 1:5 Evening... And there was evening and there was morning as God created 5 more days. (See Genesis 1:31) Evening and morning…humans have received them each day since those first 6 days. We received them again today: evening and morning. Morning...
We have 6 senses. Most of us believe we have 5. For adults, the 6th sense is greatly unused. Many children are drastically more skilled with the human 6th sense. Children are less inhibited by life experiences. They can see the wonder in the world we live in. The human 6th sense is a sense [...]
I spent 30 minutes in another world today. The world was in my backyard. Since it was in my backyard, this world contained earth residents. Once in this world, my feet never moved. Here my eyes found the Cup Plant ( Silphium perfoliatum) Most were over 10 feet tall with deep green leaves and brilliant [...]
Socrates is considered a wise man. Perhaps he is best known for his gifted ability to question everything and everyone. Today we know it as the Socratic method. The Socratic method of teaching is to ask question after question until students or readers arrive at their own understanding. The method of Socrates can lead us [...]
George Washington Carver (1864-1943) My day began with thoughts about this man. George Washington Carver has long been one of my never met heroes. Of course, meeting him would be impossible, my birth came after his death. Regardless, he remains a man to look up to. He was called the “plant doctor” from the time [...]
We are on to something big, small but big. This seems contradictory, it is not. We are on to something big, and it is small. There are ways to know if you are on to something big. Two consistently effective are observation, and knowing the truth. The true facts- It has six legs. It is [...]