Sunday Inspiration – Variety

Sunday Inspiration – Variety

The photos this week are from the Pin It (Pinterest) website. Thought sharing some of their great variety of bird photos would be enjoyable to watch. The ones selected do not even begin to show the photos they have in the various topics. As mentioned in the latest article by Emma Foster, the Lord gives varying gifts, … Continue reading

Reginald, Turkey Commander

Reginald, Turkey Commander

Reginald, Turkey Commander By Emma Foster There once was a turkey named Reginald who lived in the backwoods of Louisiana. Every year Reginald would band together with many other turkeys in a secret fortress underground to protect themselves from hunters hunting for turkeys to eat on Thanksgiving. Reginald and his friends had built the fortress a … Continue reading

Swallow-tailed and Palkachupa Cotinga

Swallow-tailed and Palkachupa Cotinga

While working on the latest I.O.C. Version 4.4 update (which is now complete), this bird caught my attention. Wikipedia has this in their article about this neat bird: “The swallow-tailed cotinga (Phibalura flavirostris) is a species of passerine bird. As suggested by its common name, it has traditionally been considered a member of the cotinga … Continue reading

Interesting Things – A Few Questions For Evolutionists

Interesting Things – A Few Questions For Evolutionists

“He taketh the wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.” Job 5:13 Why do giraffes have long necks or kangaroos have pouches? Evolutionists answer that natural selection has favored the development of certain characteristics while discouraging and eliminating other features. But if this is what happened, we who believe … Continue reading

Fantastic Week-end

Fantastic Week-end

We greatly enjoyed this past week-end. Dr. James J. S. Johnson, from Institute For Creation Research, who writes for this blog, came to speak at our church. We had not met him personally and so this was a time of getting to know him. Dan and I, Dr. Jim (my name for him) and Golden … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – Veteran’s Day

Sunday Inspiration – Veteran’s Day

Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask thy father, and he will shew thee; thy elders, and they will tell thee. (Deuteronomy 32:7 KJV) For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. (Romans 15:4 KJV) … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Lammergeier (Missió Complerta!)

Ian’s Bird of the Week – Lammergeier (Missió Complerta!)

Newsletter ~ 11/7/14 Now, at last, here is the one that I wanted to photograph above all else when in the Pyrenees: the Lammergeier, or Bearded Vulture. As with other species that have featured in the bird of the week such as the Black Woodpecker and Cream-coloured Courser, my interest or perhaps obsession was stimulated … Continue reading

Working On The New Update to I.O.C.

Working On The New Update to I.O.C.

They have come out with the latest Update and I am again working on updating the blog. This time they added only 13 new species, deleted 2, and made 3 changes to names. But, as lately, they threw another family up in the air to rearrange it. This time it was the Hornbill-Bucerotidae family. It … Continue reading

Barn Swallows, a Nostalgic Reminder of Home

Barn Swallows, a Nostalgic Reminder of Home

Barn Swallows, a Nostalgic Reminder of Home by James J. S. Johnson Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.  For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, … Continue reading

Sunday Inspiration – “One Day Too Late”

Sunday Inspiration – “One Day Too Late”

Our Men’s Quartet added an extra voice last Sunday night and sung a very powerful song. Before I say more about that, an interesting application can be made. The voices of a quartet, any singing group or a choir are made up of a variety of voices. Some sing base, tenor, alto, baritone, soprano, but … Continue reading