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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

In our most recent module, we're all preparing for our Pediatrics test on Friday (oh joy!). I'll spare you all the extremely nerdy, scientific, medical mumbo-jumbo but suffice it to say I'm again amazed by how beautifully the human body comes together in the womb. Although it goes without saying, it certainly was one of those, "Man, God's just so dang smart and clever!" moments. Just knowing how everything works together so we can form properly is just amazing!

Echoing my awe, is a blog entry I was reading this morning from a farm that raises Dexter cattle. Which, by the way, Dan and I are completely sold on! We've decided we're getting one or two as soon as we have some land! They're really what we've been looking for in some livestock--small, hardy, low maintenance, dual-purpose, and grass-feed-able. I love this blog. It really shares both of our hearts; neither of us are extreme in our views, but instead choose "the radical middle," the title of some book I heard about once. Anyway, neither of us have a problem with using scientific advances when there is a need--after all God did give us a brain. But neither do we feel like we need to re-invent the wheel. Some things just "make sense" a certain way because that's the way they were created.

Psalm 139: 13-18 ~~ "...I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made..."


  1. Thanks for the link to our blog! My wife wrote the post that you're talking about. She's got a great sense of humor in her writing, but she's also really in tune with how God's hand is working in all that we do. I wish I could get her to write more often but she's using her degree in theology to raise our 2 little girls right now. :-) That keeps her pretty busy.
    We'll be butchering our first 3 or 4 steers this fall and will also be selling more pastured/natural/heirloom pork this fall/winter. Please pray for us as we try to grow our farm into a small business!


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