Friday, August 30, 2013

Lord of the Rings Rite of Passage

I enjoyed watching the third installment of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy with my eldest son tonight. There's nothing quite like the human imagination.


Sunday, August 25, 2013

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

God's creature, the Cicada

Doing yard work today I discovered a cicada in the final stages of molting.  It was fascinating and a fresh reminder of God's design at work.  There are over 2500 varieties of cicada in the world.  They can stay in the ground as grubs or nymphs for three or four years (or far more) before crawling up a tree, locking on, and emerging as a flying insect that lets out that high pitched noise so common in late summer.

The careful design of creatures like the cicada attests to the existence of God.

Here's the progression I witnessed today-