God created abundance and variety of life . . . and called it good.

“11Then God said, ‘Let the land produce vegetation’ . . . And it was so. . . .  20And God said, ‘Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky. . . . 21 And God saw that it was good. 22God blessed them … Continue reading God created abundance and variety of life . . . and called it good.

The pond, God’s wisdom, and life

I sit beside a pond in Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park, where I’m surrounded by life and color. I feel blessed to be in this quiet place—to reflect, pray, write my thoughts, and give thanks. The pond milieu went silent when I arrived. The residents disappeared until they became used to this new creature arrived … Continue reading The pond, God’s wisdom, and life

Close to God in his nature: Creation.

John Muir's joy and inspiration in nature are evident in his experience at a glacier in Alaska: “Standing here, with facts so fresh and telling and held up so vividly before us, every seeing observer, not to say geologist, must readily apprehend the earth-sculpturing, landscape-making action of flowing ice. And here, too, one learns that … Continue reading Close to God in his nature: Creation.

Inslee response to Global Climate Strike walkout

“I encourage educators to embrace Friday’s Global Climate Strike as part of a strong civic education for young people. The youth of today will inherit the planet of tomorrow. The cataclysmic impact of climate change will impact them more than any generation before them. “If I had the authority to excuse students from school to participate … Continue reading Inslee response to Global Climate Strike walkout

Environment negative: Aquaculture’s effect on natural shoreline habitat

Aquaculture eliminating natural nearshore habit in the South Puget Sound Low tide reveals row after row of aquaculture PVC pipes replacing natural shoreline habitat, as well as becoming PVC litter. Go to the 9 April “Protect Our Shoreline News” blog to see the pictures of how our shoreline habitat is becoming industrialized. — source: Protect … Continue reading Environment negative: Aquaculture’s effect on natural shoreline habitat