God’s nature stopped me recently. I paused, looked, listened, and prayed thanks. That morning I was churning through a myriad of chores, and as I was rushing out the door to get to my tasks, having hustled through the process of showering, dressing, and eating, I stepped into the outdoors. Wow! An eagle glided by … Continue reading Stopped by God’s Nature
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.
20Then God said, “Let the waters teem with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth in the open expanse of the heavens,” . . . 21and God saw that it was good. 22God blessed them, saying, “Be fruitful and multiply” . . . 24Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth … Continue reading The God of life and variety of life
“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
Democratic presidential candidates will be debating what to do about the climate crisis. — source: Mark Preston, “10 Democratic presidential candidates will participate in CNN climate town hall,” CNN Politics, 20 Aug 2019, https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/19/politics/cnn-climate-crisis-town-hall/index.html?wpisrc=nl_energy202&wpmm=1
Climate change warms some areas of America faster than others. In this article you can read how that differs from overall climate warming, plus you can enter your county name into a blank box in the article and find out how much your region has warmed since 1895. That blank box is about midway into … Continue reading How Hot is Your Home?