Nobody can see the wind, but thanks to the Canadian Wind Energy Atlas, companies and
individuals who wish to use wind energy can look forward and backward in time to
generate very detailed snapshots of wind patterns. The atlas was created using a
technology known as WEST, Wind Energy Simulation Toolkit. By understanding the
wind patterns, people who plan to set up wind farms or even individual wind turbines can
do so with greater precision; they can place these farms or turbines where they will be
Thomas Willadsen Mary Austin Christopher Keating Dean Feldmeyer Ron Love George Reed Bethany Peerbolte
For January 20, 2018:
God Activates by Tom Willadsen — Perhaps God wants us to delight in each other and in the magnitude and depth of divine love. Perhaps the Lord wants to activate our gifts of the Spirit, to use them for the common good.
We are all intimately connected as one body in Jesus. Isaiah celebrates our intimate union with our creator, describing us as the joyful bride of God. Though there had been alienation and rejection from both sides in the past, the prophet describes us as God’s delight. That connection is also emphasized in Paul’s oddly graphic description of church folks as body parts — we need each other because we are not a living, breathing body if we are somehow separated.
When Jesus visited a wedding at Cana in Galilee, he showed that human disappointments matter to him and that he would be prepared to redeem them. This is a story about a young girl's bitter disappointment when she became a bridesmaid.