This is the day that the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 KJV
We’ve sung it, embroidered it on wall hangings and said it so often that sometimes it loses its freshness. I was so delighted that with all the problems swirling around in our world that God took a moment to remind me and refresh my heart.
Here in Florida we are known by the tourists for two kinds of wildlife: flamingos (which we have yet to see after 3 1/2 years) and alligators – which are rare in these parts. So I was delighted to unexpectedly spot a good sized gator pop his head up for a moment while I passed by our community pond on Monday. Hoping for better light and a closer photo opportunity (but not too close!) I set off on my Sunday morning walk. As I neared the pond I was taken in by the breathtaking clarity of the morning light and the perfect colorful reflections on the water. Yet all the while I was hoping for a peek at a fearsome predator, God had something different and delightful in mind.
It wasn’t the spectacle I expected but it was what God had prepared for me today. Then He reminded me that this is His day and I just might miss what He has in store if I insist on hunting for alligators!
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You went looking for a gator but God sent some baby geese.
Yup He did and they looked like they were only a few days old. It was a pretty special few seconds watching them parade past.
What a sweet way to show that what God sends is always good.
Clearly he wanted his picture taken, look at that pose. That “smile”.
Yes I loved that shot. It makes quite a contrast to my shy little duckling friends.
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Geese are cute, but gators are fantastic! We spotted one in Morikami Gardens feeding on a freshly caught fish, but didn’t get nearly as clear a pic as you did! 😉
Thanks but though the duckling photos are mine…the gator was a free stock pic. My gator shots were from further away and not so dramatic!