Phil's Place - September 18, 2007
Yellow Jacket wasps, sip the water from a receding pond. They also made themselves pests at our outdoor picnic at Phil's place. We call them meat bees, because they land on the meat on the table, which must be covered.
In fall, foraging yellow jackets are primarily scavengers and they start to show up at picnics, barbecues, around garbage cans, at dishes of dog or cat food placed outside. They also like hamburgers!
Heb 5:12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.
A dragonfly rests on broken thirsty ground, showing the pond is in need of water. This has been a draught year in California.
Mat 5:6 Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
There were several of these tiny lizards running around. Phil said he killed a rattlesnake and saw two king snakes on his new property. He recently moved out into the country from crowded Los Angeles; out in the sticks where the lizards roam? Also deer and other wildlife.
Eph 4:11 And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
Eph 4:12 For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
Eph 4:13 Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:.