Motherhood: Nurturing Seeds

I’ve always liked seeds.  Even as a kid I was fascinated by the idea that an entire tree could somehow fit inside a tiny seed.  Later I learned that the seed doesn’t actually contain the tree, but instead the potential for a tree.  In order to actually have a tree you’d need water, sunlight, nutrients and a whole lot of carbon dioxide – but the seed contains the blueprints necessary for that tree to come into existence. I’m no expert on motherhood, but not only do I have a wonderf...
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Should We Love Those Who Don’t Believe as We Do?

By Trisha N. My cousin and I are very close. Although he is quite a bit older than me, we have a lot in common. We both have a deep appreciation for music and share a love for creating it. Every time my family went to visit, I packed my violin so that we could play our musical instruments with each other while I was there. As we became closer through music, we discovered that we were both very fond of being outside and enjoyed the beauties of nature while mountain biking, four wheeling, and h...
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Who is God?

By Jennifer R. It is difficult to understand the true nature of God at first. The human mind is made to think logically. We want visible and tangible proof in order to believe, and sometimes even that is not enough. We do not innately live with a spirit of faith, but in order to know God it is a requirement. My journey is one similar to that of the Prodigal Son, who left his father with his inheritance and spent it unwisely in the world. Lost, desperate, destitute and alone the foolish son kn...
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Why Science and Religion are Like Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity

Some people feel that it is impossible to believe in God and to be an honest scientist who understands the scientific method. As a man of faith seeking to have a career as a researcher, I have pondered if this is really true. I would like to explore how I can sympathize with such concerns while disagreeing with the conclusion. A common criticism against combining science and religion is that believing scientists compartmentalize their life and thinking: for religious and ethical matters they ...
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