The Old Ways I am educated in these old ways; I was the curator of an historic museum in the north. We had a reel shot in the early 1970s of local men cutting ice on the lake using the tools their fathers and grandfathers used. Cutting and storing ice wasn’t some desperate measure; it was partContinue reading “The Old Ways”

Ecological Evil

The Root of All Ecological Evil My Big Man said one day, “Where do climate deniers think the carbon emissions go?” He described the earth’s atmosphere as a glass dome, such as a biosphere. If the inhabitants of the biosphere build fires, where will the smoke go? It isn’t going to pass through the glassContinue reading “Ecological Evil”

Creation and Restoration, pt 2

Creation and Restoration, Part 2 Sacred Is All the Earth The Creator – God in the Christian Bible – has made the universe, the entities of space, and, from the perspective of humanity – the Earth. All of the Earth is ordered into its nature. And God put humanity into the new creation, to abide.Continue reading “Creation and Restoration, pt 2”

Creation and Restoration

Creation and Restoration, Genesis, Part 1 This is the first moment, the moment of happening. All that exists in that moment of happening is God and the waters. The waters are plural; there are many waters, of different natures. It is all in darkness. The Spirit of God sees the darkness, as the darkness, too,Continue reading “Creation and Restoration”

Quick Look at Brave New Arctic: the Untold Truth of the Melting North, by Mark C. Serreze

Serreze is a scientist. He has spent decades studying the Arctic ice. This is a book written in general science terms, accessible to the casual reader with a good science background. The above figure impressed me – in the time from the beginning of GPS surveys (1959) to an ASTER image in 2015, these iceContinue reading “Quick Look at Brave New Arctic: the Untold Truth of the Melting North, by Mark C. Serreze”

The Arctic Lives

Polar bears, as a species and as individuals, are survivors. They live in a space all their own; where a polar bear goes, it is polar bear territory. As precious as a baby polar bear looks, it is growing into one of the most dangerous predators on the earth. In the far north, throughout theContinue reading “The Arctic Lives”