I’m hoping that seeing the space shuttle Endeavor pass through their community, some younger people lining the streets who had little or no prior exposure to the space program will turn from spectators to participants. The joy and amazement on the faces of the pre-teen crowd was notable. The more important reason for my going to the Endeavor celebration was to share the love of Christ with curious onlookers who would stop to watch me paint en plein air.
People from the community filled the streets in Los Angeles to see the Space Shuttle Endeavor. The science community stated that it was their hope that this event would inspire the youth (presumably minority youth) to pursue studies that would prepare them for careers in the fields of science and space exploration. Judging from the wonder seen on the faces of young people here, that could very well happen if they can transfer their enthusiasm from the streets to the classroom. I’ve been a Trekie since Spock first grew pointed ears; I pray that our young people sieze this opportunity of a life-time.
Mother Teresa was venerated for her compassionate work in Calcutta, India, and deservedly so. However, there are Mother Teresas working tirelessly behind the scenes whom we will never hear of. Only God knows how these saints have been a blessing to others. … Read More