The Earth

Take a good look at the picture above.  This photo is a scaled down version of the highest resolution image taken of the earth to date (8000 x 8000 pixels).  This image was captured from NASA’s most recently launched Earth-observing satellite, the Suomi NPP.  We have all seen pictures of this beautiful planet we live…

Too Close To Danger

The Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, was serving dinner to its guests.  The cruise had been going according to plan and everyone was enjoying this enormous luxury ocean liner.  This is when tragedy struck.  The ship began taking in water and turned on its side.  Everyone was now in severe danger.  The next few hours…

Having A “Yes Face”

When Thomas Jefferson was president, he and some friends were traveling across the country on horseback.  They came to a river, flooded by the recent rains.  The fast moving water had taken out the bridge and now each rider was forced to ford across the river on horseback.  All the riders fought for their lives…

Racism: Still Alive and Well

Over the summer, this sign was posted outside an apartment complex swimming pool in Cincinnati.  It reads, “Public Swimming Pool: White Only.”  The reason the landlord posted this sign was because she claimed that a black girl’s hair products would cloud the swimming pool (Yahoo News).  Despite her claim, it is painfully obvious what this…

Leaving Stuff On The Car Roof

We’ve all done it.  Despite the warnings, at one time or another we have placed something on top of our cars, forgot about it, and drove away.  This past Sunday, I was walking out of the church building with my daughter in one arm and my notebook and Bible in the other.  Since I can’t…