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The Rich Diversity of God’s Living Earth

Published on March 3, 2010

A number of years ago I drove up to Minnesota to attend a conference with a professor of mine. When we decided to stop for lunch in the middle of Iowa, he insisted that we not stop at a chain fast food place that made every town look like every other town in America. Instead, […]


Budding Birder

Published on May 19, 2009

How about that! I actually saw a cerulean warbler. But it wouldn’t have happened without some help. At Lost Valley Trail in Weldon Spring, MO, I ran into a more experienced birder who went by the name, Rad. It was he who could identify the song of the Cerulean Warbler when we were in the […]


Hopeful Discoveries

Published on May 7, 2009

A few weeks ago I reviewed a fascinating book by Scott Weidensaul about the migration of birds in the western hemisphere. Here in St. Louis, we are in the peak week when the highest number of birds migrate through on their way to their northern breeding grounds. It is a time of delightful discovery of […]