Category Archives: nature

Snow on the Sahara Desert!

On January 7, snow fell on Algeria–for only the third time in 40 years.  I love to think of the children–and adults–in Ain Safra waking up Sunday morning to find that the hot red sand dunes had become cold white … Continue reading

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My night on Prayer Mountain

Jerry and I joined a Bible study a few years ago, taught by a very nice man we’ll call Jim, who was earnest about keeping us aware of our tendency to sin. I didn’t participate in the discussion for the … Continue reading

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Declare His praise in the islands

Sing a new song to the Lord; [sing] His praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea with all that fills it, you islands with your inhabitants… Let them give glory to the Lord … Continue reading

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Which molecular biologist makes more sense?

“Biologists must constantly keep in mind that what they see was not designed, but rather evolved.” Francis Crick, molecular biologist “When I look at the evidence objectively without ruling out the possibility of design, design just leaps up as the … Continue reading

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“A Perfect Solar Eclipse”

“What if those things that make a planet habitable, that is, conducive to beings like us, also make that planet the best observer platform for making scientific discoveries?   “The nature of our planet, the nature of its atmosphere, the location … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Dry Serbian humor about a wet subject (Day 18)

Rain-swollen rivers did not cause problems for us. Our ark just floated a bit higher than we would have otherwise. But it did cause problems for people living along the shore. When we were docked in Belgrade (at the confluence … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: 21 kinds of mosquitoes (Day 17)

  The on-board library provided travel books and literature relevant to the area we were passing through. (I read their book of three stories by Mor Jokai, 20th century–just barely–Hungarian novelist). The TV in each room, at least for the … Continue reading

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