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And for anyone who is in Christ, there is a new creation. The old order has passed away; now everything is new! ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17 During migration, city lights create a very dangerous situation for birds. Especially when the ceiling is low, lights will draw in migrants. Since birds don’t understand the concept of glass, they interpret the reflection of the surrounding vegetation as more vegetation. Because of this, some of them fly into the glass Depending on the speed and
The people continued to give freewill offerings, morning after morning, until in time the artisans who were doing the various jobs in the building of the sanctuary came to Moses, saying, “The people bring far more than we need to complete the work which YHWH has commanded.” ~ Exodus 36:3-4 Sometimes our own gifts create problems seeing the gifts of others. I’ve seen this happen among gifted birders. When I encounter a birder in the field, I’m quick to assess their level of ex
Then God said to me, “Look, I am going to measure my people Israel by plumb line. - Amos 7:8 Identification is at the heart of birdwatching. Although typically about humans identifying birds, there is one species that humans wonder how the bird identifies itself. Brown-headed Cowbirds are nest parasites, which means that they will lay eggs in the nests of other species in hopes that they will raise them as their own. Like chickens (and unlike most migratory species), Cowbird
The apostles and the community in Judea heard that Gentiles, too, had accepted the word of God. As a result, when Peter went up to Jerusalem, some of the Jewish believers took issue with him. “So you have been visiting the Gentiles and eating with them, have you?” they said. Peter then explained the whole affair to them step by step from the beginning… ~Acts 11:1-4 I have a friend who is the proud owner of a shirt with rips down the back which were made by the talons of a