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Jesus returned from the Jordan filled with the Holy Spirit, and she led him into the desert for forty days, where he was tempted by the Devil.~ Luke 4:1 Hovering can be accomplished in a few different ways. Hummingbirds have the ability to rotate their wings so that they can get lift not only on the first stroke, but on the return (think treading water). Another way to hover is to kite. Soaring birds will sometimes head into a thermal and effectively fall a the same rate as t
“The Spirit of our God is upon me: because the Most High has anointed me to bring Good News to those who are poor. God has sent me to proclaim liberty to those held captive, recovery of sight to those who are blind, and release to those in prison—to proclaim the year of our God’s favor.” Rolling up the scroll, Jesus gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on him. Then he said to them, “Today, in your hearing, this scripture pass
In Christ there is no Jew or Greek, slave or citizen, male or female. All are one in Christ Jesus.~Galatians 3:28 Prior to the Civil War, there were no Starlings in America. In the early 1890’s a group of Shakespeare enthusiasts released 100 birds in New York’s Central Park. The idea was to introduce every species mentioned by Shakespeare. It was a death sentence for many of the smaller songbirds, and although it took several attempts, the starling introduction worked. Actual
When all the people were baptized, Jesus also came to be baptized. And while Jesus was praying, the skies opened and the Holy Spirit descended on the Anointed One in visible form, like a dove. A voice from heaven said, “You are my Own, my Beloved. On you my favor rests.” ~ Luke 3:21-22 When you are an avid birdwatcher, it is inevitable that people will start asking you to identify birds that they have seen (often from minimal and sometimes suspicious details). This can be c