Category Archives: Nature

Creation and the Glory of God

This will be the last of my Lake Powell reflections. It correlates directly¬†with what the topic of discussion of the Day of Learning at Northwestern was centered on today: creation care. It was a common occurrence over the course of … Continue reading

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Transcendence and Immanence

One morning while in Lake Powell, we began kayaking out of a particular canyon. Our launching point was in shin deep muck that reeked of bloody hell and was absolutely freezing as you stood in the water. Nevertheless, it was … Continue reading

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Theology

This is returning to some of my reflections from my Lake Powell expedition. One thing that happens when you are surrounded by natural beauty like that found at Lake Powell is a sense of smallness. Utter smallness. Maybe an appropriate … Continue reading

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Thinking for Ourselves

For those of you who know me even a little, you probably know of my deep enjoyment of reading. I read all the time . . . or at least try to. I love learning and what better way to … Continue reading

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Living Simply

It was two or three days into the trip when one of my friends said something quite straight-forward, and yet very profound. We were sitting around the campfire and he mentioned that he thought many problems that we face would … Continue reading

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Lake Powell Reflections

I returned a few days ago from a week-long kayaking expedition at Lake Powell in northern Arizona/southern Utah. Six other guys and myself embarked on a 7 day/6 night trip in which we kayaked around 8-10 miles a day on … Continue reading

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Naked Trees, Naked People

Winter is upon us. Snow is on the ground. The foliage of bushes and trees is no longer present. The hideous mess in our back yard can no longer be hidden by the leaves filling the tree tops. We can … Continue reading

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