MIND BOGGLING

Your brain has 86 billion neurons. Each neuron is linked to 10,000 others and they signal each other once every second. Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay  Now memorize those facts, you may need them some day in a game of Trivial Pursuit. Apart from that, I can’t think what useful purpose there may be in knowing about … Continue reading MIND BOGGLING

The LORD is my shepherd

The words are so familiar that we give them little thought. Why don’t we pause a moment and do that? Who is this LORD who is mentioned 6,828 times in the Old Testament? Have you noticed that his name is always written in small caps? Other lords are mentioned in the Old Testament, but this … Continue reading The LORD is my shepherd

What does the future hold?

“We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.” - Margaret Mead In a world that is changing in bewildering ways and at bewildering speed, a statement like the above appears at first glance to make … Continue reading What does the future hold?

Anchored in the rock

My father’s parents came from St. Lawrence County in upstate New York. They were dairy farmers because the soil there could not support any other kind of agriculture. That area is part of the Canadian shield, where the solid bedrock is often exposed, and never far below the surface. This is the kind of soil … Continue reading Anchored in the rock