Tag Archives: idaho

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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Button pushers

Button pushers Child 1: You hit my foot. Child 2: You were trying to kick me. Child 1: That’s because you pushed my seat. Child 2: I didn’t actually touch you. Child 1: Stop. I’m serious. Just stop. Child 2: … Continue reading

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Hope in the face of stress, anxiety, and depression

Hope in the face of stress, anxiety, and depression Yesterday I wrapped up another successful summer of microbiology research at PLNU. After cleaning up the lab, I was able to take my team of students on a tour of our … 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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All who are weary: The Sabbath gift

The Sabbath gift Only a few months after giving my life to Christ, I set out from southern California on a 9-year adventure to Idaho where I would earn MS and PhD degrees in Microbiology from the University of Idaho. … Continue reading

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