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Wild Animals

Have You Ever Come Eye to Eye With a Bear?

Have you ever come eye to eye with a bear? I have! I should say "we" have, because most of the occasions of encountering bears were with my husband Mike. The first time we encountered a bear, we were walking around our block in Colorado Springs at night when it was dark. A ranger had… Continue reading Have You Ever Come Eye to Eye With a Bear?

Farm Animals, Wild Animals

A Work of Art…Horses

In the book of Job (pronounced Jobe) in the Bible, God is having a discussion with Job, and at one point He is describing the horse that He created (Job 39:19-25). You might say that God is extremely proud of the horse's beauty, strength, excitement, and courage! It is an Artist feeling gratified about His… Continue reading A Work of Art…Horses

Birds

Budgies, What a Great Pet!

Budgies, commonly knows as parakeets, were a highlight in our home. Our favorite pair was Tinkerbell and Peter Pan (later referred to Tink and Pete). Tink was blue, and Pete was green (by the way, parakeets are by nature green, the other colors have been achieved through breeding). Colorful parrot Parakeets are a type of… Continue reading Budgies, What a Great Pet!

Goat Tales

Goat Tales. Life Lesson #1: People Need to Laugh

So my new blog, Goat Tales, was born from my husband Mike and I moving to the mountains and soon getting three goats. The blog site is not all about goats! Rather it describes and explores many different animals that God has created. It's a fun blog, and I am having a blast writing it.… Continue reading Goat Tales. Life Lesson #1: People Need to Laugh

Sea Animals

Sea Creatures That Have Lived In Our Home

In our home, schooling was mostly home schooling. I was born in Colorado, but did live a good number of years in California, and during our home schooling years in the midwest, I missed the ocean and all the creatures of the sea. So part of our education, both the kids' and mine, was to… Continue reading Sea Creatures That Have Lived In Our Home

Birds

Rising Up on Eagles Wings

Eagles are mentioned in the Bible at least 34 times. They are truly a wonder and one of God's most amazing creations. My husband Mike and I experienced one of those times of wonder a year ago in Estes Park, CO. We were walking around a large lake there in the beauty of the mountains.… Continue reading Rising Up on Eagles Wings

Wild Animals

Roarsome Facts About Lions

Psalm 104 declares, "Let the Lord be glad in His works"! Not only is God "glad" in the animals as part of His creation, but the same psalm says that God feeds the animals and cares for them, even the young lions. "The young lions seek their food from God." God delights and is glad… Continue reading Roarsome Facts About Lions