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Wednesday, July 30, 2014
July 26, 2014
Today's Photograph . . . . Beaver Dam (Jim C)
Bible Study Verses
The earth is the Lord's, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; for He founded it on the seas and established it on the waters. (NIV)
Thoughts While fishing off an arm of the Pigeon River in southeastern Manitoba, Canada, I came upon a massive beaver dam. I had to wonder - what purpose do all those logs and sticks serve besides a house for that beaver? I came to realize that, as always, God has a plan for everything, even sticks.
The dam serves not only as shelter for the beaver; but because it retains the water on one side, water lilies and plants grow on the other. Moose come to dams to feed off those plants. Bears know to check the dams in the Spring for beavers that did not make it through the harsh winters. Life goes on, just as God established it.
Action Point When encountering something in nature that makes no sense to you, stop and try to see it from another angle or from someone else's view point. It is amazing how many times our eyes can be opened to see God's work when we look through the eyes of someone else.
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