Bats, the Furry Fliers

Bats, the flying mammals, are fascinating creatures that inhabit human folklore in mostly inaccurate fashion. Walking across the campus of Emmanuel College one day, I saw a crowd behind one of the buildings. A large colony of bats had made their home in the attic, which had been fumigated to drive the furry fliers out.

Designs in the Living World

Whose Hand Is That?

Did you know the answer as soon as you saw the picture? It’s the hand of the One who designed the DNA molecule. He also designed everything else, as John says about Jesus, “All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.”

The illustration is part of the cover of a biology textbook,


Does Gratitude Require a Benefactor?

At a recent meeting of the Clarkesville Writers Society (not pictured above), the members shared short pieces they had written on the theme of gratitude. The following is the one I presented.

Does Gratitude Require a Benefactor?

In the movie “America’s Sweethearts” one of the characters goes to a New Age retreat where he learns to be grateful for just about everything.