Is it possible to learn something from the dew? Consider with me three things about dew. First the teaching. “Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants.” Deuteronomy 32:2 This morning, after three days of clouds and off and on [...]
My thoughts have wandered often to trees today. My mind plays over and over two things significant about trees and human life. All day, to this moment my breaths have been regular. Each breath brings life-sustaining oxygen to my lungs. You’ve been doing that too. The tree in the photo is almost ready to shed [...]
Imagine this earth without trees. No trees on any continent, any island, any place on earth. Possible? Perhaps, but would you be willing to do without all of the things that make life easier because there are trees on earth? We humans are tree dependent. Trees provide shelter, cook our meals, provide us with nutrition [...]
Recently we spent 24 hours in another world; a world apart. No space travel was needed, a rocket is not in the budget. It was not a dream, rather complete reality. We were on earth just a few miles from our home. But we were in another world. This world is magnificent in fall. Thousands [...]
Beauty Conceivably exquisite, gorgeous, magnificent, often breath-taking, Occurs every season with ordered, expectable, consistency; Appears in the form of surprises. Genuine food for the soul, daily doses always accessible. The eternal kind constantly found in nature, Authored by God alone.
This is about power. This is about persistence. Tenacity describes our topic. Doggedness works too. This is about power in an insect. A persistent, tenacious, single-minded insect. It is an insect with a bite you will not forget. We fear spiders. This insect can bite repeatedly. The life goal of this insect is to reproduce [...]
Arachnophobia, it is real. Fear of spiders is widespread. Are you afraid of spiders? Perhaps it is a good idea. People say they bite humans. In an interview of 118 undergraduate students in London, 75% of them feared spiders. A long-standing spider perception is they are creepy. Their multiple long legs and their unusual appearance [...]