Photo by Matt Jones

My sincere gratitude to all who helped me bring The Illusion of God's Presence to life. I list most of them by name in the Acknowledgments section of the book, which you can find near the end of this online preview.

Special thanks to Mark McKenna and Gwyn and Dave Sivertsen for permission to use their photos on this site.

Thanks to all of the talented photographers who make their work available at

The photo by Mary Wozny of the sea turtle hatchling, which appears on my Overview page, is entitled "Green turtle hatchling heading to the water on Singer Island, FL in Palm Beach County." It was downloaded from, where it is available through the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Thanks to Pam Kagan at for rescuing me from my newbie blunders.

Thanks to Tyler Moore for his helpful tutorial, Create a WordPress Website, and for his Tesseract theme.

Thanks to the clever and generous people who created and maintain WordPress and its many fine plugins.