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July 8, 2006

Dedication

This site has been a long time coming, but with this entry, I will officially begin my blog. I am not yet pleased with the look of this site. In fact, there have been many attempts to jazz up the look, and because I do not fully understand how to write CSS, for now I have opted to go back to a default layout. I hope to remedy this soon and make things look a little better. However, rather than continuing to let that prevent me from posting, I will just work on that aspect of things as I am able.

So, what is to come? I do not really know. I like math a lot, and so as the "pun-laden" title of this site suggests (more obviously suggested in the sub-title), I do want to discuss math topics on a regular basis. I will probably get into some general science topics too. When I discuss such things, I really want to make an effort to go back to the reason science came about in the first place: the efforts of early scientists and mathematicians really sought to gain a greater understanding of God and all that he has created. Being a lover of God, a believer in his son Christ Jesus, I also want my mathematical and scientific pursuits to be representative of my efforts to understand what God has created. With that goal in mind, I believe that this site can offer something to both mathematically- and scientifically-minded people, but also to those who may not be as comfortable with math and science topics. If you are a person of the latter type, I encourage you not to be intimidated by the topics brought forth on this site. At least give it a shot. Besides, I will talk about other things like my latest wood-working project, how things are progressing with my aquarium, and perhaps even interesting things I eat for breakfast.

I have greatly enjoyed the writings of John Piper, a Christian author and pastor. His book "Desiring God" has been something of a central theme for living in my own life (in addition to what I learn from the Bible, of course). It really made me reconsider how I want to live my life for God. The main premise of the book is:

The chief end of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever.
Since first reading the book about five years ago, I have tried to live out my life in just that manner: to glorify God and enjoy Him in doing so. My goal for this blog is that it would also bring glory to God. So, I want to dedicate this website to the glory of God. May everything written and discussed on this site ultimately glorify Him!

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