In the King James version of the Bible, One Corinthians 13:13 says, “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.” The Aramaic Bible in Plain English reads, “For there are these three things that endure: faith, hope and love, but the greatest of these is love.” One […]

Nature’s Design Principles

  Over time, a species of tree that evolved into the red maple did so in part because it succeeded in finding a way to disburse numerous seeds over a greater distance. As kids we called them “pinwheels.” Hedging no bets in the area of reproduction, between 12,000 and 90,000 of these seeds can fall […]


  Reflecting upon these raindrops, I’m drawn more to their immediate journey than my usual inclination to trace subject matter back to its beginnings—perhaps because the first appearance of water is not yet fully understood. What is known relative to the earth is that gravity keeps water contained. None of it escapes into space. According […]