There were false prophets also among the people…
Jesus told us that there would be false prophets who would mingle in the body of Christ, (Matthew 7:15).
But first, let me tell you a story. Recently my friend and I went for a walk along the Dyke trail skirting the Great Blue Heron Reserve. This was her first visit there so I was showing her the colony nests high in the trees. This is the season for the blue herons to nest. We stopped to count the nests and kept finding more as we moved a few steps this way and that. So many new chicks that we knew were in the nests as they are too young to peek over the nest edge. What a beautiful day for a walk.
We witnessed a death that day. We heard a mother scream like no scream we had heard before. It’s still in my mind. We scanned the direction the screams came from and saw the culprit fly away. Initially, I thought he had threatened the nests but as we looked closer, we saw the chick in his talons. The bald eagle flew to his nest, just a few trees away, and devoured his prey. Our hearts broke at the cycle of life.
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