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webmaster | 04/11/14

“But call to remembrance the former days, in which, after ye work illuminated, ye endured a great fight of afflictions.”
— Hebrews 10:32

The sun had made its full appearance over the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the heat from it felt good as I sat on my front porch during my quiet time and going through my prayer list. My thoughts were interrupted by the sound of honking from a flock of 11 geese flying north. They must have been confused about their direction senses because they turned and flew back in the southern direction from which they had come from.

I knew, in my own thoughts, that the Creative Intelligence of the Universe (God) expressing Itself through them would get them headed in the right direction for their migration north.

I watch as many nature programs as I have time for and am amazed at how some of the animals and birds live and protect themselves from other species crossing the boundaries they set for themselves. All birds and animals have a way of marking the boundaries of their territory and other species in that area respect the markings. There are times when some species invade the territory and are rejected sometimes in a very violent way. That seems to happen more during mating season or birthing season...


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