Tag: grace

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

A Gracious Stand for Truth

Sometimes standing up for young earth creation can become a sticky mess. Maybe you’ve read books, watched videos, or been to some talks so that you know what information is out there supporting the ideas that Earth is… Read More

Loves’ Perfect Reference Point

Are you more likely to turn to your brain or your heart when you are facing a problem or making an important decision?  As a “geeky girl” I’ve experimented a little with balancing the heart and the head… 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

Catastrophic Colorado Monument, Part 2

The precariously balanced enormous boulder towered ominously above us.  “Careful!  Don’t drive too slowly under that rock!”  My younger brother anxiously piped up from the back of our suburban, full of friends and family members gathered together for… Read More

Creation Week and the Cross

Have you ever wondered if it really matters that we have a seven day week? Simply put, it’s because God created everything in six literal, 24-hour days, rested on the seventh, and commanded us to model our lives… 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

Christians & the Old Testament

Have you ever tried to read through the entire Bible in a year? This was one of my resolutions for the new year of 2013 and so far, I have managed to keep it up. Because I’m a… Read More

Gifts & the Grace of God

Life is not fair.  Our world is full of tragedy, brokenness, and grief.  Often, I wonder why God allows terrible things to happen to seemingly innocent people in our world.  Of course, I know that we have pain and… Read More