Posts Tagged "human"

Easter Island

Posted by on Sep 21, 2013 in Knowing for Sure Blog, Moral Argument | 2 comments

Easter Island

Most of us have seen the pictures of the Easter Island stone heads and wonder who and why a civilization would have created such statues. Easter Island is found off the coast of South America, specifically the Chilean coast. Easter Island is one of the most remote locations on earth. Yes, even more remote than the North or South Poles. One would have to travel nearly 2000 miles to find another human settlement, or neighbor to borrow a cup of sugar. If not for the island heads, Easter Island would be just another Pacific island among the thousands that dot the Pacific landscape....

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Echo’s of Forgiveness

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Knowing for Sure Blog, Tough Questions | 5 comments

Echo’s of Forgiveness

Have you ever wondered why some people fall away from their faith, and others, despite great difficulties and suffering in their life, remain strong in their Christian belief? Let me share an analogy I heard not long ago that address that question. There was a man who was on an airline flight. After the aircraft took off and reached cruising altitude, one of the stewardesses came to him and offered him a parachute. She explained to him that it would improve his flight in many ways. Grateful, the man took the parachute and secured it to his back, adjusted the shoulder straps, and checked...

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Mommy can I kill this?

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Knowing for Sure Blog, Social Issues | 3 comments

Mommy can I kill this?

The first day of school a little boy whose father owned the local apple farm brought his teacher a gift in a box. Many others had done the same, but his was the largest and last to be opened. It was a game they were playing, that before she opened each gift, she had to try to guess what it was. The boy placed it on her desk and stood waiting for her to open it. All the other little boys and girls were gathering around to see what it was, because children are naturally curious about things, and the little boy had refused to tell anyone what it was. The teacher, who was young in years and to...

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