An Old Friend In a New Home – Chapter 6

An Old Friend In a New Home – Chapter 6

An Old Friend In a New Home The Phoebe and the Least Flycatcher The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 6. An Old Friend In a New Home. Every day brought newcomers to the Old Orchard, and early in the morning there were so many voices to be heard that perhaps it is no … Continue reading

Bird of the Week – Bonelli’s Eagle

Bird of the Week – Bonelli’s Eagle

This is the last in this series of raptor photos from the Pyrenees: Bonelli’s Eagle taken at another feeding station managed by Birding in Spain. Like last week’s Northern Goshawk feral pigeons from a local council culling programme are used to attract the eagles. It’s brown and white plumage reminded me rather of the similarly … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Hide Thou Me

Sunday Inspiration – Hide Thou Me

“For he will hide me in his shelter in the day of trouble; he will conceal me under the cover of his tent; he will lift me high upon a rock. (Psalms 27:5 ESV) Considering yesterday’s blog, the song, “Hide Thou Me” came to mind. This song was used before, but it is so appropriate. … Continue reading

Here I Am

Here I Am

“Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily. (Psalms 102:2 KJV) Dan and I just returned from a three-day birdwatching adventure. With almost 1,000 photos and videos to sort, name, and clean-up, I’ll have plenty … Continue reading

Lizzy and the Penguin Catapult

Lizzy and the Penguin Catapult

Lizzy and the Penguin Catapult ~ by Emma Foster Once there was a penguin named Lizzy who lived with many other penguins in cold Antarctica. As the penguins traveled through the winter, Lizzy watched with great interest all the eggs that lay on the penguin dad’s feet. Lizzy was too young to go fishing with … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Day – 2014

Thanksgiving Day – 2014

“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ; (Ephesians 5:19-20 KJV) Another year has gone by and how thankful have we been for the … Continue reading

Thanksgivings From The Past

Thanksgivings From The Past

“Being enriched in every thing to all bountifulness, which causeth through us thanksgiving to God. (2 Corinthians 9:11 KJV) While thinking about a post for this Thanksgiving, I looked back to see what had been written in the past. Wow! Had forgotten so many have been posted. From way back in 2008, the first year … Continue reading

Strangers and Pilgrims

Strangers and Pilgrims

Strangers and Pilgrims by James J. S. Johnson These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.  (Hebrews 11:3) Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Worthy of Thanksgiving

Sunday Inspiration – Worthy of Thanksgiving

Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people. Sing unto him, sing psalms unto him, talk ye of all his wondrous works. (1 Chronicles 16:8-9 KJV) O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good; for his mercy endureth for ever. (1 Chronicles 16:34 KJV) As we … Continue reading

Peter Learns Something He Hadn’t Guessed – Chapter 5

Peter Learns Something He Hadn’t Guessed – Chapter 5

Peter Learns Something He Hadn’t Guessed The Bluebird and the Robin The Burgess Bird Book For Children * CHAPTER 5. Peter Learns Something He Hadn’t Guessed. Running over to the Old Orchard very early in the morning for a little gossip with Jenny Wren and his other friends there had become a regular thing with … Continue reading

Fly With An Open Bible

Fly With An Open Bible

Fly With An Open Bible by Golden Eagle Boys and girls of all ages this is GOLDEN EAGLE circling in for a landing on this beautiful world that Jesus Christ created. To learn anything, to understand anything, we must have an open Bible! The other day, I heard of a 24 year-old lady that had … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Northern Goshawk

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Northern Goshawk

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Northern Goshawk  by Ian Montgomery Newsletter ~ 11/17/14 I got so absorbed in recounting my experiences in Catalonia, that I forgot to mention that I’ve been home in North Queensland for several weeks. The piece about the effects of diclofenac prompted some interesting responses. It was pointed out that … Continue reading