Tag Archives: fly fishing

This side of paradise

People ruin everything. We ruin relationships. We ruin food. We ruin the earth. I think one of the reasons I am so drawn to nature is that there I find less of mankind’s fingerprints and more of God’s. In the … Continue reading

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Viewpoint Article: Chronic Stress and our Health

Viewpoint Article: Chronic Stress and our Health Some stressors are abrupt, loud, and impossible to miss: a lost job, death of a loved one, a hurricane or other natural disaster. Most of the events in life that bring us stress … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Made to worship

Made to worship Camping in San Diego County is usually not a particularly chilly affair, even in winter. It was January and my oldest son, Ryan, and I were camping in the nearby mountains. His Cub Scout pack was attending … Continue reading

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What’s the point? Loving God and Loving People

Loving God and Loving People Snow was falling lightly when we arrived at the launching site with our raft and supplies. It was May in northern Idaho and a cold spring weather system was sitting on the Bitterroot Range. The … Continue reading

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Creation Care and a Bundled Worldview

Creation Care and a Bundled Worldview Is it just me, or does it seems like every company now bundles all of their services and products so that the consumer has no choice but to buy it all, whether we need it … Continue reading

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All who are weary: The letter of the law vs. the spirit of the law

The letter of the law vs. the spirit of the law Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Exodus 20:8 At the university, I teach a microbiology laboratory for nursing students. On the first day of lab work we … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Shut up!

Shut up! Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 I have often been accused of being overly talkative. I yammered continuously as a kid, driving my parents nuts. I won a scholarship to attend private high school … Continue reading

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