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Saturday, September 26, 2020

God’s Wings: Forwarded by Sr Elsie Baby (Republished)


(We come across great stories , rarely. This is really a great, wonderful story.)

New World
God's Wings -

A little something to put things in perspective...After a forest fire inYellowstone National Park, forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno's damage.One ranger found a bird literally petrified in ashes, perched statuesquely on the ground at the base of a tree. Somewhat sickened by the eerie sight, he knocked over the bird with a stick.
When he gently struck it, three tiny chicks scurried from under their dead mother's wings. The loving mother, keenly aware of impending disaster, had carried her offspring to the base of the tree and had gathered them under her wings, instinctively knowing that the toxic smoke would rise.She could have flown to safety but had refused to abandon her babies. Then the blaze had arrived and the heat had scorched her small body, the mother had remained steadfast ...because she had been willing to die, so those under the cover of her wings would live.'He will cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you will find refuge.' (Psalm 91:4)Being loved this much should make a difference in your life. Remember the One who loves you, and then be different because of it.Time waits for no one. Treasure every moment you have. You will treasure it even more when you can share it with someone special.
To realize the value of a friend...lose one.
(Such a beautiful story, very touching indeed.  Reminded me of Lord Jesus Christ who died to save us from our sins in order that we will all be saved from the 
pinions of darkness and evil.  Excellent post).   Cynthia Abegail for New World

Originally published by George Kurian, RIP, former Editor-in-Chief of New World).

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