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Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge and Psalm 18:2 (DRA)

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One evening last week my sister took me to see the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge.  The refuge is a seven mile drive-through park in Saginaw, Michigan.  One can stop along the way to enjoy abundant flowers and wildlife.  I imagine that each season and time of day provides a new and exciting experience for any nature lover.  It is easy to see God's glory in His creation here in this undisturbed wildlife sanctuary. Here are a few photos from our visit.
A blue heron taking flight.  The day was full of rainbows.  A boggy canal.  Glorious sunlight.  Yellow flowers bordering a swampy area.  The many cloud formations were amazing!  Daisies and pink sweet peas (?) along the roadside.  Amazing views in every direction!  Egrets in flight.  That's an island on the left.  I think this is milkweed.  See the muskrat?

Terrorism and the Most Holy Rosary

I've been traveling a lot lately in the Midwest.  We had a beautiful and idyllic wedding in my family recently.  Many of us flew into and out of the  Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan.  Yesterday I marveled at how uncrowded it was.  When my mom and I arrived at check in we were the first passengers in line.  Then when we went through security it was just us and one man.  My carryon luggage was searched.  The lady TSA person took everything out and went through it.  The same happened to the one man there with us.  I felt good about it.  I want to feel safe.  I didn't mind.  We boarded our United Airlines plane around 9:45 a.m.  We seemed to stay in the plane for quite a while before taking off.   I had a window seat and watched three young men put our carryon bags into the luggage compartment under the plane.  It was a really small plane and space inside was limited.  Then I saw about 30 or more people filing out of the airport.  I thought they were walking to a plane, but it s…