• Snow Birds

    DAY FIVE    “Let the birds fly above the earth across the vault of the sky.” Genesis 1:20 BIRDS… GOD’S ENGINEERING MASTERPIECE  Birds are by far, the most visible of all animals because they are just about everywhere and they are flying all around us.  Even in a crowded city you are likely to see […]

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  • The Heavens Declare

    DAY FOUR “LET THERE BE BRIGHT LIGHTS AT NIGHT” And God said, “Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years, and let them be lights in the vault of the sky to […]

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  • Trees in Winter

    DAY THREE “LET THERE BE TREES” And God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so. God called the dry ground “land,” and the gathered waters he called “seas.” And God saw that it was good.  Then God said, “Let the land […]

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  • The Snow Paradox

    DAY TWO “LET THERE BE SKY” “Then God said, ‘Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters.’ Thus God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament; and it was so. […]

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  • Winter Light

    It’s the winter season. It’s a season of dreariness, cold, and storms. It’s a season of depression, drinking, and loneliness.  It’s a season that most people just try to get through. But it’s also, according to Andy Williams, the “hap-happiest season of all”!  At least that’s what people think when the winter is starting and […]

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  • The Vellum

    ‘The Vellum’  It’s 2020. It’s a new year. It’s a new decade. It’s time for change, time for challenge. It’s time for clear vision. And for me, it’s a time to restart the Blueprint for Men blog, ‘The Vellum’.  And while ‘The Vellum’ might seem like an unusual name for a blog but I don’t […]

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  • Hurricane Dorian

    As some of you may know, I have a fascination with words. I think it goes back to my years as a high school biology teacher.  Biology, and other sciences, are full of complex words that have Latin and Greeks prefixes, suffixes, and roots. If you know Greek and Latin you can discipher almost every […]

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  • The Jesus Labor Union

    Today is the 125th anniversary of Labor Day. It was first recognized as a federal holiday in 1894 as a day to honor the American working class and especially the power of collective action by laborers known as labor unions. And while there is some uncertainty as to who originated the idea of Labor Day, […]

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  • The Number is 59 (Continued)

    Alaska Trip – Day 3.0 / This number 59 thing has gotten the best of me.  I needed to see what God might say to me if I followed this rabbit trail deep into the Holy Scriptures. Of all 66 books of the Bible there are only two books that have 59 or more chapters. […]

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  • The Number is 59

    Alaska Trip – Day 2 / Have you ever experienced a series of coincidences that are just too impossible to ignore. Well for me right now, it’s the number 59.  Yes, it’s a number, the odd number 59. So, you might be wondering, what’s so special about the number 59? Well, let me explain the […]

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