Category Archives: Nature

In His Image And Likeness

It inspires me to know that I am made in the image and likeness of God. It rouses me even more to realize that I was made uniquely and that there will never be another one quite like me. If … Continue reading

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Eternity In A Moment

The vastness of the universe is so staggering that we can’t even imagine what infinity is. And yet we get intimation of the universe in a grain of sand and a glimpse of eternity in a moment. Consider light. The … Continue reading

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Communing With Nature Is A Prayer

I love doing nature hikes with Anabelle. And we do miss hiking and out hiking buddies in Northern California. It is always a refreshing experiencing walking through the redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Nothing is more exhilarating than … Continue reading

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Transcendence and Immanence

Two big words I encountered in my philosophy studies are transcendence and immanence. Transcendence refers to God as being the totally other: “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways.” Immanence is the divine manifested … Continue reading

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The Universe In A Grain Of Sand

In temperate regions, it is Autumn and the leaves on trees have started to change their colors. I remember enjoying these autumn leaves when we lived in California. In other places the colors of the leaves is even more wilder … Continue reading

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De Rerum Natura Redux

The nature of anything is the purpose for which it is made or created. The nature of the chair is to be sat upon to give rest or comfort to the ‘seater’. It becomes more complicated and difficult when we … Continue reading

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Alone With God In Nature

No matter how busy the days became, Jesus always foundĀ  the time and place to pray. His favorite time to pray is either deep into the night or early in the morning. His favorite place is in some quiet, secluded … Continue reading

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