Origin of Creation: How Did the Universe (and You) Begin?

As you watch a program about the millions and millions of galaxies that lie beyond our own, or when you are adrift in the daze before falling asleep, you might wonder, “How did everything begin?” The answer is, “No one knows.” This lack of knowledge, however, does not stop creative human beings from proposing theories.…

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An Eclipse: Raising Eyes to the Heavens

On August 21, the eyes of the world were on the skies, hoping to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse. Thousands gathered to witness the stunning event and celebrate. Lucky were those whose view was not blocked by clouds! The sun’s corona, the diamonds, the ring were awesome. The phenomenon made me think of…

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Christmas, Love Made Flesh

Someone gave me a “Christmas card” that showed the billions of stars in the Milky Way galaxy. Pointing to one tiny dot was an arrow labelled, “You are here.” Pondering this picture makes me dizzy! It emphasizes the puniness of our planet in the context of the immensity of the universe. How astounding that God…

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Our Awesome God and Space Travel

NASA announced that after 36 years (!) the spacecraft Voyager has left our solar system and entered interstellar space. It is now 12 billion (!) miles from the sun. Isn’t that incredible? Our universe so so vast and mysterious—a good metaphor for God. Here we are, attempting to plumb its secrets, yearning to know more…

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