Natural World

The Dream that Gave Us the Periodic Table of Elements

2021-10-19T18:43:24+00:00October 19th, 2021|BEAUTY, Natural World|

Dreams are not always strange, disconnected experiences. Sometimes they are unified to the point of producing extraordinary blessings. In fact, one of the wonders of modern science came through a dream. It’s called the Periodic Table of Elements, the fascinating chart that explains the way the microscopic building blocks of our physical world all [...]

The Fabulous Finch Family

2021-09-08T18:16:58+00:00July 12th, 2021|BEAUTY, Natural World|

As the sparrow finds a home and the swallow a nest to settle her young, my home is by your altars, LORD of hosts, my king and my God! (Psalm 84:4) The most colorful ones are like flashes of natural radiance and personality that remind us in a certain way of the holy [...]

The Divine Prodigality of Beauty (Part 2 – The Universe)

2021-09-12T18:21:41+00:00July 11th, 2021|BEAUTY, Natural World|

Donna Tartt, in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Goldfinch, makes a remarkable statement that perfectly encapsulates the mission of Sacred Windows: “And isn’t the whole point of things—beautiful things—that they connect you to some larger beauty?” Ah, that “larger beauty”. It should really be spelled with a capital B: the Trinitarian Beauty of God’s life. [...]

The Hummingbird Whisperer

2021-09-18T18:01:46+00:00March 27th, 2021|BEAUTY, Natural World, VIDEO|

“I think Mother Nature was trying to create one tiny perfect jewel, and she got it perfectly right.” ~The Hummingbird Whisperer The video below will be the most delightful two minutes you will spend today. It features a charming French lady who is sometimes called, “that crazy hummingbird lady” or, more commonly, “the hummingbird [...]

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