In Windows to Heaven, walk with Richard D. Brown through mortal peril, private meditations and unexpected encounters with God, in diverse settings as the desert, jungle, forest, streams, arctic ice, even the White House. Join him as he interacts with God from childhood on a small Indiana farm, to the Marine Corps, graduate school, career, then children and grandchildren while shaping his life and the lives of others.In Windows to Heaven, find joy, inspiration, and spiritual adventure through experiences, such as Standing on a precipice at the mouth of a bear cave. Facing evil in the Marine Corps and on ghetto streets. Interacting with Congress on Ecological policy. Encountering an angel in deep woods. Accompanying a grandson when he learned of Christ's suffering on the Mount. Facing cancer and walking through that valley to victory. Sharing a celebration of love through moving song and prose ... and many more Crafted by a natural storyteller, and written in an engaging, page-turning style, filled with wit and wisdom, Windows to Heaven, will not disappoint. Discover how spiritual reflection and interaction with God's creation can open windows to God's kingdom on earth and His work in your life and the lives of others.Richard D. Brown is an author of over 200 scientific and government publications, including two books. He was the first Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences and cited as a "leading environmental scientist" by the U.S. General Accounting Office. He taught at Indiana State University and presented testimony at Congressional hearings. His three chief loves are God, his family and friends, and God's creation, as echoed in his childhood "pact" with God, "I will live life according to your commands if you'll help me to make a positive difference in your creation.