Empty Nesting


Day’s Verse:

He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, My strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

2 Cor 12:9


Yesterday, checking on the baby birdie progress, I startled the remaining to birds. They had grown adult feathers and looked grown-up, but I did not expect them to both skitter away from me on shaky wings. They both landed in the garden, one on a bush and one hidden away. They have not come back yet. The mother found one of her offspring hiding, investigated it, and flew away again. I think the babies have left the nest for good – and even if they had not, Deborah cut back all the dead plants and made it a much less hospitable nest. We hope the adult birds will nest there again, though. (I hear small peeping outside, so perhaps they have returned after all. I hope so, because if they were too young to leave and only flew away because I scared them, they could die and that would be my fault.) Continue Reading >>