Tag: beauty

Birth of Hawaii

“Look!  There’s the island!  Which volcano do you think that is?”  I wondered, noticing a mountain peak poking through the layer of clouds as I looked out of the small plane window.  We were in the Hawaiian islands,… Read More

Butterflies – Creation Clues for Kids Vol 5 No 3

Flutter By Do you ever like to catch bugs, butterflies, or other little creatures outside? Sometimes, you can catch bugs and watch them live in a jar for a while.  Some of the most exciting bugs I remember… Read More

Unburdened

The narrow, rocky path through the canopy of brush looked very inviting to my weary mind.  Like the heavy backpack I carried hiking up the rough path, I had been feeling the problems, decisions, and tasks of daily… Read More

Wondrous Wings

Though standing perfectly still, my eyes danced all around the room trying to follow each of the beautiful, delicate creatures fluttering toward the greenhouse-style ceiling of the imitation rainforest.  I drank in the quiet splendor of the scene,… Read More

Suffering, Sin, and Spectacular Creation

“Why am I in a wheelchair, diabetic, and dying of cancer?” the lady asked pointedly, glaring straight at me. I had just been describing the perfect creation (without any suffering and death) that God declared “very good” at… Read More

Designed to Do Things His Way

“What’s that?!” I asked when I saw the creature disappearing into the woods. “It’s a woodchuck” my friends explained. I was thrilled – I didn’t remember ever having seen a real woodchuck just running around by the side… Read More

Marvelously Made Music, Part 2

Have you ever sung a song that worked fairly well at first, but ended up getting too high-pitched for your range because someone started it uncomfortably high?   Or maybe, like this writer, the opposite is more likely to… Read More

Marvelously Made Music, Part 1

Do you love music? Although music is often thought of as an art, there is really a lot of math and science involved in music.  As a music-loving geek, I’ve noticed some rather incredible mathematical and scientific beauty… Read More

Finding Comfort in Creation

Have you been having a difficult day?  Or one of those weeks where everything just seems to go wrong?  Bad things happen in our sin-cursed world, ranging from small disappointments to major tragedies and everything in between.    Tensions… Read More

Simply Blessed

You take a deep breath of air filled with a gentle floral fragrance as you watch the sun set in brilliant colors, reflected by a few graceful clouds, and the stars begin to appear.  Pause!  You probably don’t… Read More