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My Head in the Clouds: Learning to Recognize Cloud Types

Perhaps my earliest childhood fantasy was wishing to build a castle in the clouds, and to this day I am fascinated by the ever-changing cloudscapes when I fly.I finally decided to do a little cloudology, and I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (203): The Power of Light over Dark

Song of Solomon 6:10 “Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?” “Who is she that looketh forth as the morning…” The participial form … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (137): What Puts Spice in our Life?

Song of Solomon 5:1 “I have gathered my myrrh with my spice.” He adds to our suffering his spice—that which brings out the flavor. What brings out the flavor in life? Do you know? I think it is thanksgiving. There … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (133): The Breath of God

Song of Solomon 4:16 Spiritually, what is the wind that carries our fragrance up to delight Christ? When Jesus breathed (“blew”) on the disciples, they received the Holy Ghost (John 20:22). The Holy Spirit came upon the disciples as a … Continue reading

A Few of My Favorite Birds (19): The Humble Sparrow

Sparrows are probably the most common and ubiquitous of all wild birds.These first 2 pictures are of “English” (or “house”) sparrows,  but there are 26 known species, and at least some varieties thrive in every continent around the world (except … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (100): For Better and Worse, in Suffering and Joy

Song of Solomon 4:6 “Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, I will get me to the mountain of myrrh, and to the hill of frankincense.” All through the night, while sprightly shadows dance with joy in the … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (92): Behind the Veil

Song of Solomon 4:1 “Thou hast doves’ eyes within thy locks.” The Hebrew rendering of “within thy locks” is “behind thy veil,” the word “veil” being the Hebrew samma, probably from the Aramaic semam, which means “to veil.” Introducing the … Continue reading

Rise Up, My Love (86): Handmade by Solomon

Song of Solomon 3:9“King Solomon made himself a chariot of the wood of Lebanon.” Most commentators feel that this verse is not describing a different vehicle but rather is continuing to describe the same movable palanquin as is mentioned in … Continue reading

Clouds and Weather Predictions

Cumulonibus Have you ever wondered how to predict the weather by watching the clouds? Yesterday I wrote on how recognize the basic cloud types, and today I want to share what each type of cloud has to say about the … Continue reading

Reflections on the Eclipse: To Celebrate, To Share, and To Remember

Did you get to see the eclipse yesterday?  Three of my friends joined me for lunch  and a wonderful afternoon of attempting to take photos of the eclipse.  We tried a bunch of different options,  and I used three different … Continue reading