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- God Doesn't Make Junk
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Who I am, briefly
Brian H. Gill
I was born in 1951. I'm a husband, father and grandfather. One of the kids graduated from college in December, 2008, and is helping her husband run businesses and raise my granddaughter; another is a cartoonist and artist; #3 daughter is a writer; my son is developing a digital game with #3 and #1 daughters. I'm also a writer and artist.
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More Perspectives From the Catholic Laity:
- Blog - David Torkington
Spiritual theologian, author and speaker, specializing in prayer, Christian spirituality and mystical theology [the kind that makes sense-BHG]
- The Curt Jester
Punditry, Prayer, Parody, Polemics, Puns from a Papist Perspective
- If I Might Interject
One Catholic tries to interject the Perspective of the Church
- Sparrowfare (peggyhaslar.com)
Seed-Searches among the Stones
Happy. Southern. Catholic.
- Time for Reflections
(Victor S. E. Moubarak)
Ubi caritas et amor. Deus ibi est.
(Where [there is] charity and love. God is there.)
- Blog - David Torkington
Brian H. Gill's online art store: Opening when I get my ducks in a row. ;)
Category Archives: Science News
Active Volcano on Venus: Before and After Images
Venus is dead as a doornail as far as life is concerned. Life as we know it, at any rate, and already I’m drifting off-topic. Geologically, though, we’ve known that there’s still metaphorical life in Venus. Or was, until very … Continue reading
Peril in Orion! Beware Betelgeuse?
Betelgeuse, the bright red star in Orion’s right shoulder, is a semiregular variable star, with small periods of 185 days and 2,100 days and a main period of around 400 days. It will explode at any moment, and we’re right … Continue reading
Edited Twins, Genetic Engineering and Bioethics
Gene-editing rules showed up in my news feed last Monday. So, indirectly, did genetically-edited twins who, as far as I know, are still alive. If I’d known how little I’d be able to verify about Dr. He Jiankui’s famous (or … Continue reading