Color Shock in the Heavens

There are nights of observing when we actually look to be blown away. It had been a hard few days as Linda had just finished chemo. This particular evening she was weak but alert, so I said, “Let me set up a telescope for you and pump some colorful images so we can record them together.” She got excited. Mars was bright red-orange in the eastern skies; the blue-green eskimo nebula was in the high western skies. For two hours we pumped the video image to the living room, talked, and worked together….finishing thankful for His wondrous work in the heavens as well as as our personal opportunity to observe together with Him. The picture shows Linda’s rendition to the planetary nebula. However, follow the link to go to the whole story, a picture from the sessions, and 3 more sketches.


About Roland

We avidly enjoy teaching about and observing God's creation. We are active in Christian mission work that often takes us to the Philippines and Asia. the observation of God's creation in terms. Part of the outreach and work is to maintain a site: [or use]. This site includes inspirational blogs, free downloadable courses, and a history of the charity organization. We aim to share the love of Jesus Christ, who has graciously extended his love to us. Our faith is a walking faith, so faith and works, as much as we are able, are married together.
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2 Responses to Color Shock in the Heavens

  1. Beautiful Roland. Tell Linda her drawing was a wonderful bday present for Ben! Many thanks for delivering the suppliments. They will be used by someone in need. Keeping you guys in our thoughts and prayers. –Margaret T.

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