Monday, April 1, 2013

The Woodpecker

Last week I was taking our dog Sparrow outside when I heard a woodpecker in the large oak tree
English: Ladder-Backed Woodpecker (Picoides sc...
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across the street.  I couldn't see him, but the sound of his pecking resonated throughout the neighborhood.

I thought our granddaughter, Emma, who was at our house at the time, would be interested in listening to the woodpecker as he searched for his food, so I called her outside to listen to him.

As we  listened to the woodpecker and the echoes of his working, I thought of how the Holy Spirit is not visible inside of us, but His effect in our lives is apparent to all around us if we are obedient to His will for our lives.  The echoes of His working is us will resound all around our families, our neighborhoods, our workplaces.  Let us follow His path for our lives so that all those around us can Hear Him in our lives.
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