What Oceanic Tide Pools Teach About Diversity

Tide Pool life

Tide pooling for knowledge.  Have you ever gone tide pooling at the beach? Can such an activity give you a better knowledge of this world? I can think of no better way to learn our place on this planet. Traipsing around the edge of the ocean, jumping over rocks, looking into the swirling, foaming sea water at the myriad of creatures that live on the world that spends half the time under water and the other time baking in the sun? Crabs of all shapes and colors hiding under rocks,…

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When not to question prayer

Prayer man

Years ago I made the mistake of questioning prayer in Sunday School I did not do it to challenge the concept, for at the time I believed in prayer, but I questioned it to come to a better understanding of prayer and communication with the God. The question went something like this. How do people really know that they are actually communicating with God and not just with their subconscious? You would’ve thought that I bombed somebody’s home. The reaction was scary. Several people looked at me as though I…

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