'Faith' tagged posts

Lizards Hanging On

LightGrams August 2, 2018 Volume 22, Number 27 An interesting article appeared in a recent issue of “Nature” magazine. Researchers from Harvard University were studying lizards in the Turks and Caicos Islands when hurricanes hit the area, forcing them to evacuate. They returned a few weeks later to see the effects the storms had on…

Unseen Realms

LightGrams February 22, 2017 Volume 22, Number 8 Water covers 70% of earth’s surface; most of us have heard that. A glance at a globe shows far more blue than any other color. One statistic about oceans that is not as familiar is that “95 percent of this realm remains unexplored, unseen by human eyes”.…

Roughing It?

LightGrams December 21, 2017 Volume 21, Number 43 It’s a punch-line I’ve heard numerous times. When the conversation turns to outdoor camping, someone is bound to say, “I do all of my camping at Holiday Inn.” The point is easy to discern: they don’t like the thought of sleeping on the ground, fighting insects and…

A Sinking Feeling

LightGrams May 18, 2017 Volume 21, Number 17 I remember the feeling of walking on some of the beaches we’ve visited in the past.  The sand is usually loose and gives way under my feet as I walk.  The process of walking along the beach demands more exertion than I planned.  When we visited Daytona…

Unseen, But Real

LightGrams September 1, 2016 Volume 20, Number 29 An old adage says, “I have to see it to believe it.”  Often that is a true principle.  A friend once told me there was a nest of cottonmouth snakes near his house.  Wildlife biologists, however, contend that this area is outside of their natural habitat.  That…