Whiskeytown Lake is about 15 miles from our home. "The 39,000 acres
surrounding the lake hold four waterfalls, pristine mountain creeks, 70 miles of
trails, and opportunities to explore the history of the California Gold Rush."
JF Kennedy dedicated the man made lake in 1962. We pass the Lake on the way to
the ocean; often I say, "we should stay here, it is beautiful."
Psa 114:7 Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the
presence of the God of Jacob;
Psa 114:8 Which turned the rock into a
standing water, the flint into a fountain of waters.
A peaceful scene, no wind and a tiny flock of birds on the lake,
just right of center. They dive in unison in their feeding on small
Mar 4:39 And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the
sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
4:40 And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no
Mar 4:41 And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, What
manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?
Manzanita trees grow abundantly on the banks of the lake.My son has
become a scuba diver and he says that he catches crawdads under rocks, to feed
the bass who come to feast.
John 21:11 Simon Peter went up, and drew the net to land full of
great fishes, an hundred and fifty and three: and for all there were so many,
yet was not the net broken.
John 21:12 Jesus saith unto them, Come and dine.
And none of the disciples durst ask him, Who art thou? knowing that it was the
John 21:13 Jesus then cometh, and taketh bread, and giveth them, and
John 21:14 This is now the third time that Jesus shewed
himself to his disciples, after that he was risen from the dead.
John 21:15 So when they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter,
Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He saith unto him, Yea,
Lord; thou knowest that I love thee. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
This sparrow seeks shelter from the rain under the roof of our bird
feeder. He was well cared for.
Mat 6:26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do
they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye
not much better than they?
Mat 10:29 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of
them shall not fall on the ground without your Father.
Mat 10:30 But the
very hairs of your head are all numbered.
Mat 10:31 Fear ye not therefore,
ye are of more value than many sparrows.
In our yard the Pyracantha berries are turning red. Pyra, means
fire. Another name for the shrub is Firethorn; they do have sharp thorns making
them difficult to handle. The birds like to eat these, especially the cedar
Isa 10:17 And the light of Israel shall be for a fire, and his
Holy One for a flame: and it shall burn and devour his thorns and his briers in
Luk 24:30 And it came to pass, as he sat at meat with them, he
took bread, and blessed it, and brake, and gave to them.
Luk 24:31 And
their eyes were opened, and they knew him; and he vanished out of their sight.
Luk 24:32 And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn within us,
while he talked with us by the way, and while he opened to us the