He Watches Sparrows

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. Matthew 10:29 In Jesus’ day sparrows were common and held value only for what brief use anyone might have of them. Sometimes I have wondered, why Jesus tells us that God watches sparrows. After…

Listening to the Hawk

While on my morning walk I was amazed to see a hawk swoop down and sit on a fence post near me. He sat for a moment then called out three times and waited. Then his mate who was hidden in the trees on the opposite side of the field cried back the same. I’m…

4 Lessons on Faith from Ducks on the Pond

Stick together when danger approaches… Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near. Heb 10:25 Just Keep Swimming! Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure…

Learning to Fly

We can never know the wonderful freedom of flying till we have finished flight training in God’s slow moving school of waiting.

Lessons from the Birds

I have always been fascinated watching birds. Whether it was finding baby robins in our raspberry patch or seeing the red tailed hawk hunting over the field behind the barn, they can teach us wordless lessons about life and God. In fact Jesus told us to pay attention to the because God delights in revealing…