Everybody loves a good story with plots that twist and characters that inspire. Rescued! fills the bill with tales that span the world and the ages from first century Jerusalem to twentieth century Maine. Read about St. Peter’s miraculous escape from prison. St. Patrick escapes from slavery thanks to the mysterious voice of God urging him to … Read moreNew Book! Exciting Summer Reading for Kids!
Travel the roads of Maine and you are bound to see a mill town situated on the banks of a rushing river. One such town not too far from our home startles the eye at first sight. A towering brick smokestack dominates the landscape, capstone of a papermill abandoned many years ago. Concrete walls have … Read moreWhere Did We Get the Bible?
Bell Laboratory in Holmdel, New Jersey, 1964 Arno Penzias clamped on his headphones and listened intently to the crackling sounds emanating from his radio, a device attached to a cryogenic microwave receiver used for astronomical observations. He turned to a colleague, Robert Woodrow Wilson. “Every day it is the same problem,” Arno complained. “That aggravating … Read moreHow Did the World Begin?
Watch that woman standing on the farmer’s porch. She pulls on her work jeans that still show patches of garden dirt. She sprays insect repellent on her work boots, arms, and neck. Next comes a mesh insect protection net that loops under her armpits and covers her entire head. With great precision, she dons her … Read moreThe Great Weed War
Death first smacked me one day as I was walking to school. Back in the olden days, neighborhood children walked to school with not a responsible adult in sight. In fall, I shuffled through dried leaves piled up on sidewalks, picking up horse chestnuts along the way. One spring day, I saw my first baby … Read moreSong of the Robin