Photo by Debbonnaire Kovacs, March 22, 2017 “Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” John […]
By S M Chen, March 20, 2017 “I love God’s shadow better than man’s light.” – Madame (Anne Sophie) Swetchine, Russian mystic (1782-1857) [Photo Pixabay; free use] *** I read with interest the announcement that Adventist Today would live stream a talk from T. Richard Rice on 11 March 2017 at the Damazo Amphitheatre at LLU. […]
A photo essay by S M Chen, March 14, 2017 S M Chen has left footprints–and taken photos–on widely varying spots on this planet. Enjoy his thought-provoking photo essay. (He got the feature photo of the bison, in honor of Chief Crowfoot, from pixabay.) DLK “What is life? It is the flash of […]
By S M Chen, Mar 9, 2017 “Your god is too small for my universe.” Carl Sagan, astronomer (1934-1996) Someone I don’t know, but who, from what I’ve observed from a distance, seems to be a person of virtue, tells this anecdote. For reasons of doubt and confusion, he stopped attending church a couple decades […]
It’s just hard to believe the things that are happening at Adventist Universities! How can those hotbeds of intellectualism and liberality do this to our young people? Watch and be amazed. (Produced by the Student Association Walla Walla University).
By S M Chen, March 2, 2017 “Greater love hath no man than this: that a man lay down his life…” John 15:13 *** You may not have heard of Joe Delaney. Or, if so, you may have forgotten. Memory can be a tricky thing. Delaney was a football running back for the NFL Kansas […]
Sent by Carole Derry-Bretsch, Feb 23, 2017 Adventist author Tamara Ellison will be signing her new book, Mended: Removing the Bandages, on March 18, in Loma Linda, CA. Read below for a note about the book and some extra news about the book signing, including offers for those who can’t come. Saturday, March 18 […]
We earlier posted a notice about the upcoming inSpire contest. Here is a short video trailer especially for media creatives.
By S M Chen, posted Feb 23, 2017 Gather ye rosebuds while ye may Old Time is still a-flying. And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying. —Robert Herrick (1591-1674) *** Alan Watts, British philosopher, was a proponent of living life to the fullest. He opined: “No valid plans for the future […]
By S M Chen, posted Feb. 16, 2017 It is not recorded in Holy Writ just how Enoch was translated without tasting death. It was after he became a father at age 65 that his walk with divinity became closer (exemplifying this syllogism: father:child::God:man). He lived on Earth another 300 years. Considering that Adam lived […]
Painting by Cherilyn Clough, posted Feb 16, 2017 Editor’s note: There is a wonderful blog that goes with this painting. It speaks of the necessity of speaking up for love and inclusion. To read it, go to Clough’s Little Red Survivor blog and scroll down to Feb. 11. As a survivor of narcissistic abuse, Cherilyn […]
Watercolor by Carl Ashlock I met Carl and Glenda Ashlock at the Adventist Agricultural Association Conference, and learned that Carl is an amazing watercolorist. You will see more of his work! I have yet to receive a bio from him, but will add it when I can. I chose this one for this […]