On our trip of a lifetime, I was thrilled to visit the Smithsonian's collection of gems and minerals. The kids went through once and then left me for an extended time of gazing in wonderment and awe and the awesome handiwork of God!
|Banded Iron Formation|
|An uncut Emerald|
|The many varieties of Garnet - Oh my!|
When I look at minerals, I am always in awe at how God knit the foundations of the earth together. Did you know that all minerals fall into one of six crystal groups - ORDERLY groups. No presence of chaos there!
40 “I tell you,” he replied, “if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.”