Close Encounters

Of the Amphibian kind As you’ve probably guessed by now, I love sitting out by my pond every day. The gentle gurgling of the fountain, the flashes of colour as the fish swim past, the bird calls in the yard around me. My tranquil oasis of peace and beauty where I recharge my battery and meditate on the wonders of God’s creation and all His blessings. Sometimes I get a surprise visitor to my oasis, at which point I shatter the peace and quiet by yelling at my longsuffering son, “Grab your camera and get out here!

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Fair Weather Friends

The Early Bird As I was laying in bed one morning, listening to the raucous call of a blue jay, it occured to me that I am woken up by different birds most of the months of the year. We try to have the door to our balcony open as many nice nights as possible since we love the cool, fresh air. The downside is that my little birdie alarms always go off at sunrise or even slightly earlier!

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My Backyard

All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small; all things wise and wonderful, the Lord God made them all.

O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!