Space Junk and Shooting Stars

In September we marked the 20th anniversary of the launching of the Hubble Space telescope. During the same period, we watched and waited as news was released stating a defunct NASA climate satellite, the size of a school bus, was falling toward the earth.  Then, just in time for Halloween, an x-ray satellite came screaming through the earth’s atmosphere giving     read more

Beauty From Burls

“Where was God when the unthinkable happened in Tucson, Arizona this week?”  It was an honest question asked of me by a friend struggling with her faith.  One that was hard, really hard, to answer. “Help me Lord”, I prayed, “I don’t know what to say”.  Tearfully our eyes met and, for a moment, I felt completely defeated. Then something     read more

A Portrait Of Pure Love

It was only normal for the neighbors to call 911 when they heard the torturous screams of a child from the house next door. Not so normal was for the police to be greeted by two soaking wet parents and to find of a toddler, wrapped in a beach towel, positioned beneath three sofa cushions. It took a great deal     read more