The Image of God in All Creation

“The heavens declare Your glory, and their expanse is the work of Your hands.”

“Through Him all things were made, and apart from Him was made nothing that was made.”

“He is … the firstfruits of all creation … In Him all things subsist.”

“Then God said, ‘Let Us make man, in Our image, after Our likeness.’” Continue reading “The Image of God in All Creation”



I’m doing an amazing number of  Blog Posts lately. Julia Witmer tagged me for Lauryn Trimmer’s #WritingCommunityBlogAward. Thanks, but this is more than a little different for me. I think I’ve turned down blogging nominations before. Usually, questions are very difficult, even if answerable, but these I think I can do. Anyway, here are the rules: Continue reading “#WritingCommunityBlogAward”

The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (Part Two – Fear)

In a previous post, I related the story of the Fall in the Garden of Eden and shared what meaning I see in the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. In this post, I am going to discuss the fear that seems to precede the taking of the forbidden fruit, and that now dominates our world.

The serpent said to Eve, “Assuredly, you will not die. For God knows that in the day you eat of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, you will become like Him, knowing both good and evil.” Continue reading “The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (Part Two – Fear)”

Out of the Ashes: Excerpt from DragonSword

“I don’t want to leave just yet,” said Silmavalien to Noren and Keya. “I never told you, I think, about the obsidian rock, but before Minth hatched I found a black rock which spoke to me and told me it was the Avenger of the Dragons. It also told me that it was not the right time for it yet. But what if it is now? I mean to look for it. I think it’s a black dragon.” Continue reading “Out of the Ashes: Excerpt from DragonSword”