Redwing and Yellow Wing – Chapter 10

Redwing and Yellow Wing – Chapter 10

Redwing and Yellow Wing The Red-winged Blackbird and the Golden-winged Flicker. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 10. Redwing and Yellow Wing. Peter had come over to the Smiling Pool especially to pay his respects to Redwing the Blackbird, so as soon as he could, without being impolite, he left Mrs. Teeter sitting … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – “Star” Birds

Sunday Inspiration – “Star” Birds

Today’s Sunday Inspiration is spotlighting the “Star” birds while Pastor Jerry and Reagan Osborne sing “Day Star.” This was sung when Pastor Jerry retired from the Music Ministry. The “star” birds have “star” in their names. This includes Hillstars, Redstarts, Starlings, Starfrontlets, and a Whitestart. We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye … Continue reading

The Hodge-Podge Writing Challenge

The Hodge-Podge Writing Challenge

Leave it to my friend Sandra Connor, over at “In Love With Words” to start a weird challenge. Her The Hodge-Podge Writing Challenge caught my interest. The challenge is to find three words, one on page one, one on page 50 (51 in my case-50 had a photo) and one from page 100. See her … Continue reading

Bird’s Egg Evolution – Creation Moments

Bird’s Egg Evolution – Creation Moments

BIRDS EGG EVOLUTION “Which leaveth her eggs in the earth, and warmeth them in dust, and forgetteth that the foot may crush them, or that the wild beast may break them.” (Job 39:14-15) The creation is literally filled with millions of what those who believe in evolution call “happy coincidences.” But when you encounter millions … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – European Goldfinch

Ian’s Bird of the Week – European Goldfinch

Ian’s Bird of the Week – European Goldfinch ~ by Ian Montgomery Newsletter – 1/21/15 Last week I mentioned that the Zebra Finch was an Estrildid or Grass Finch (family Estrildidae) without exploring the significance of this, so here is a taxonomically quite different finch, the European Goldfinch (family Fringillidae), to continue the subject. Choosing … Continue reading

Babbler For Who?

Babbler For Who?

bab·bler – ˈbab(ə)lər/ – noun a person who babbles. a thrushlike Old World songbird with a long tail, short rounded wings, and typically a loud discordant or musical voice. While reading in Ecclesiastes recently, I saw the word “babbler.” Working on the Birds of the World lists, that word caught my attention. Ahh! Maybe I could write … Continue reading

Birds, But No Birdwatching

Birds, But No Birdwatching

Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap, which have neither storehouse nor barn; and God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds? (Luke 12:24 NKJV) Well, we are over half way through January of 2015 and we still haven’t “gone” on a birdwatching trip. I have been seeing … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Big Mighty God

Sunday Inspiration – Big Mighty God

“keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. (Jude 1:21 NKJV) “looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand … Continue reading

Longbill and Teeter – Chapter 9

Longbill and Teeter – Chapter 9

Longbill and Teeter The Woodcock and the Spotted Sandpiper. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 9. Longbill and Teeter. From the decided way in which Jenny Wren had popped into the little round doorway of her home, Peter knew that to wait in the hope of more gossip with her would be a … Continue reading

Bird-watching Devotional Activity

Bird-watching Devotional Activity

“By them the birds of the heavens have their home; They sing among the branches. (Psalms 104:12 NKJV) Myra has become a dear friend through this blog. She lives in the Philippines and enjoys birdwatching. She used some of this blog’s information several years ago for a class in birdwatching at a Christian Camp there. … Continue reading

Pastor Jerry Smith – Testimony

Pastor Jerry Smith – Testimony

This is an excerpt from a Sacred Music Evening celebrating Pastor Jerry Smith’s 31 years of Music Ministry at Faith Baptist Church on 1/11/2015 (Sunday). This was at the end of an hour and a half of his favorite songs. Pastor Jerry sings “Five Rows Back”, “Amazing Grace” and then the final Choir and Orchestra … Continue reading

Old Clothes and Old Houses – Chapter 8

Old Clothes and Old Houses – Chapter 8

Old Clothes and Old Houses The Wood Peewee and Some Nesting Places. The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 8. Old Clothes and Old Houses. “I can’t stop to talk to you any longer now, Peter Rabbit,” said Jenny Wren, “but if you will come over here bright and early to-morrow morning, while I … Continue reading