Sunspots, floods and souls

‘Surely His salvation is near to those who fear Him, that His glory may dwell in our land. Love and faithfulness met together; righteousness and peace kiss each other. Faithfulness springs forth from the earth, and righteousness looks down from heaven.’ Psalm 85: 9-11

Human civilisation and the conveniences of everyday life in technologically advanced parts of the world are founded on the conversion of fossil fuels into energy and other resources of our planet into ‘stuff’ we buy in shops.  The by-products, carbon dioxide and other ‘pollutants’, are overwhelming the inbuilt recycling processes of our planet, leading to subtle changes in the behaviour of our atmosphere.  That we are spewing out carbon dioxide is indisputable, the effects on climate and on weather continue to be disputed.  Which is where sunspots come into the picture. Continue reading