Saturday 20 July 2019

Simple Delights

I'd love to share some simple delights that I've had in my life this past week.

We buy fresh eggs from one of our neighbours and were gifted this sweet tiny egg! 
It was oh so tiny and we made a little nest for it in a little pot until we used it. 
When it was cracked out for "splat" or fried 
had the tiniest little yolk you have ever seen! 
My son totally enjoyed it and said it tasted really good.

My children along with some friends have been exploring the water around our place.  
We live on a little marshy lake that connects to a larger lake.  

We have a couple canoes to use and have been amazed by God's incredible handiwork.
Through the massive clouds and thunderstorms, to the still serene water.

There are lots of birds in the little marshy lake by our place.
Lots of ducks of all kinds, and little sand pipers, swallows, and 
even a couple eagles that come through on occasion. 
It is amazing when the eagles show up.  The entire marsh seems to erupt in swallows!
They swarm the eagle and eventually encourage it to leave. 
If you click on the picture below you will be able to see 
the tiny swallows all in flight around the eagle 
perched on a dead tree in the middle.

In one of our trips out on the water we discovered this old beaver lodge.  
One of the many evidences of the abundant life around the area. 

We've been out walking in the woods behind our place and found great cranberry picking spots. 
So we'll be checking back closer to fall time to see how they are coming along. 

My daughter and sons have been finding the tiniest of frogs as well.  
God has amazed us in the big and small things of His creation! 

Psalm 104:
104:1 Bless the LORD, O my soul. O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.    
104:2 Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain:    
104:3 Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind:    
104:4 Who maketh his angels spirits; his ministers a flaming fire:    
104:5 Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever.  
104:6 Thou coveredst it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains.    
104:7 At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away.    
104:8 They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which thou hast founded for them.  
104:9 Thou hast set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.    
104:10 He sendeth the springs into the valleys, which run among the hills.  
104:11 They give drink to every beast of the field: the wild asses quench their thirst.  
104:12 By them shall the fowls of the heaven have their habitation, which sing among the branches.  
104:13 He watereth the hills from his chambers: the earth is satisfied with the fruit of thy works.    
104:14 He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth;    
104:15 And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth man's heart.  
104:16 The trees of the LORD are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted;  
104:17 Where the birds make their nests: as for the stork, the fir trees are her house.    
104:18 The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies.    
104:19 He appointed the moon for seasons: the sun knoweth his going down.    
104:20 Thou makest darkness, and it is night: wherein all the beasts of the forest do creep forth.  
104:21 The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.    
104:22 The sun ariseth, they gather themselves together, and lay them down in their dens.    
104:23 Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening.    
104:24 O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.    
104:25 So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts.    
104:26 There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein.  
104:27 These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season.    
104:28 That thou givest them they gather: thou openest thine hand, they are filled with good.    
104:29 Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.    
104:30 Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth.    
104:31 The glory of the LORD shall endure for ever: the LORD shall rejoice in his works.  
104:32 He looketh on the earth, and it trembleth: he toucheth the hills, and they smoke.    
104:33 I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.    
104:34 My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.    
104:35 Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the LORD, O my soul. Praise ye the LORD.        

I had to share the whole awesome is the God of all creation! 

Love and Prayers,

1 comment:

Linda S. said...

thanks for sharing your eggs and the beautiful creation of the LORD, Jennifer! :-)