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How long, YHWH? Will you forget me forever? How long will you hide your face from me? ~ Psalm 13:1 Ah, the Ivory-billed Woodpecker! Is it extinct or does it still exist. The last clear photos of living Ivory-billed Woodpeckers were taken in the 1930s, and the last universally accepted sightings were in the 1940s. Now a team of researchers are offering new grainy and distant images as proof that there are still a few of this magnificent species surviving in inaccessible swamps
Neither heights nor depths—nor anything else in all creation—will be able to separate us from the love of God that comes to us in Christ Jesus, our Savior. ~Romans 8:39 Binomial nomenclature, if not invented by Carl Linnaeus in the 18th century, was at least codified by him. It is a system of classifying flora and fauna by genus and species. Those are the two parts of the name (thus binomial). There are agreed international codes to assure that regardless of common name, we c
This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. ~ John 15:12 The birds nesting in our backyard are quite vigilant these days. From their perspective, there are threats everywhere. There are still occasional skirmishes when a few of their kin attempt to claim the territory they’ve established. For the most part, the territorial boundaries are settled, but that doesn’t prevent thieves from sneaking off with food or nesting material (or eventually their e
As they untied the colt, its owners said to them, “Why are you doing that?” They explained that the Rabbi needed it. Then the disciples led the animal to Jesus and, laying their cloaks on it, helped him mount.~ Luke 19:33-35 There has been a changing of the guard of sorts among the blackbirds in our neighborhood. Throughout the winter, crows would stage in large numbers in the trees around us, en route to their overnight communal roost along with hundreds of their siblings. B