The same ole confusion.

People often say that faith and science are at war. This is not accurate. It’s the same false equivalency that keeps getting peddled. Faith is what a person believes to be accurate and trustworthy but cannot necessarily prove by testing. Usually it is used in a religious context. Science is the tool used to studyContinue reading “The same ole confusion.”

My Story Part 3: My Faith Journey

“Your faith can move mountains and your doubt can create them.” Anonymous I can recall being told that I was a worrier from the time that I was very little. My mother would tell of when I was a small child in my crib calling out to her and my father. “It’s dark. I’m worried.”Continue reading “My Story Part 3: My Faith Journey”

My Story Begins (Part 1): Why I became a scientist

“If you have a strong purpose in life, you don’t have to be pushed. Your passion will drive you there.” ― Roy T. Bennett I became a scientist for many reasons but probably the main one was my desire for knowledge. I am a skeptic by nature. I want to know things. But they mustContinue reading “My Story Begins (Part 1): Why I became a scientist”

My Story Part 2: My First Worldview – The mixed bag

What is a worldview? The Oxford dictionary defines a worldview as a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world. Today, I know that my worldview affects everything in my life. What I believe to be true and false, right and wrong. I use it to interpret all that exists in and around me.Continue reading “My Story Part 2: My First Worldview – The mixed bag”

My Story Part 4: Conversion to Creation – Faith in Science Restored

The Cherokee culture tells us this story. Father: My son, there is a battle between two wolves that live inside us all. One is evil. The other is good.” Son: Which wolf wins? Father: The one you feed. As a continuation of my story, you will recall that my trust in evolution was beginning toContinue reading “My Story Part 4: Conversion to Creation – Faith in Science Restored”