Freedom Ring!

My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From ev’ry mountainside Let freedom ring! My native country, thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love; I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills; My heart […]

Have a Blessed Easter

Tomorrow we celebrate the resurrection of our blessed Lord and Savior.  At this time I have chosen to repeat some things I wrote before.  Please read and think about it. I have always appreciated the writings of C.S. Lewis.  I have paraphrased some of his arguments in the following paragraphs. We will never understand God […]

Faith of Our Fathers

    Some months ago I posted an article in defense of the Christian Faith.  Here I am reposting the article with some additions, subtractions and modifications.  I do this because to me, and I hope to you, it is the most important subject in the world.  I believe it a matter of life and […]

Truth

  “Quid est veritas?” said Pilate to Jesus. What is truth?  Is there such a thing as absolute truth? Many people, especially those of a progressive bent, deny that there is such a thing as objective truth and say that truth is a matter of perspective.  They insist that all truth claims should be recognized […]

The Origin of Life

(This post is essentially an extract from a much longer post that I published more than a year ago.  I believe it is important that we think about these things.  Where did we come from?  Where are we going?) In the third decade of the Twentieth Century, a few years following the cataclysmic event known […]

The Big Picture

My grandson Scott recently gave me a book by Sean Carroll entitled The Big Picture.  Dr. Sean Carroll is a theoretical physicist at the California Institute of Technology, and he is a highly respected scientist and writer in his field. This book devotes much of its content to a description of quantum field theory, the […]

In the Beginning

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” These are the first words in the Bible, and it is the bedrock of Judeo-Christian faith. For Christians, the first chapter of the Gospel of John stands along with Genesis 1:1. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in […]