NEST AMONG THE BRANCHES

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By Laura Lee Schaufler

 

Psalm 104:12

Beside them the birds of the heavens dwell; they sing among the branches.

Psalm 104 tells of God’s magnificent creation and His wisdom in making for every creature a place perfectly suited to its needs. I’ve always marveled at how a bird can make a perfect nest from materials gathered from its surroundings. They do this with just their little beaks. It is amazing how they can weave twigs, straw, and other materials together to withstand the weather. They raise their young in it, abandon it after they’ve fledged, and begin all over again the next spring. Birds bring us sweet song and I like to think they are praising their mighty Creator.