Rise and Shine - August 10, 2007
Prov 19:23 The fear of the LORD tendeth to life: and he that hath it shall abide satisfied; he shall not be visited with evil.
The Mallard ducks were already bathing in the nearby pond.
2 Sam 12:20 Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came into the house of the LORD, and worshipped: then he came to his own house; and when he required, they set bread before him, and he did eat.
2 Sam 12:21 Then said his servants unto him, What thing is this that thou hast done? thou didst fast and weep for the child, while it was alive; but when the child was dead, thou didst rise and eat bread.
2 Sam 12:22 And he said, While the child was yet alive, I fasted and wept: for I said, Who can tell whether GOD will be gracious to me, that the child may live?
2 Sam 12:23 But now he is dead, wherefore should I fast? can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he shall not return to me.
Baby wood ducks hide in the marsh plants. Their big eye patches and spotted sides remind me of "Bambi". They are special to our Lord who made them.
Mark 10:13 And they brought young children to him, that he should touch them: and his disciples rebuked those that brought them.
A Skipper butterfly gathers nectar from the Lantana flowers. His proboscis fits the narrow opening of the tiny trumpet flowers.
1 Cor 15:51 Behold, I show you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,