"...power over the fish, the birds..."
"Then God said, 'And now we will make human beings; they will be like us and resemble us. They will have power over the fish, the birds, and all animals, domestic and wild, large and small.' So God created human beings, making them to be like himself. He created them male and female, blessed them, and said, 'Have many children, so that your descendants will live all over the earth and bring it under their control. I am putting you in charge of the fish, the birds, and all the wild animals.'" (Genesis 1:26-28)
Last week I made a quick stop at a local pond and began to walk the perimeter. I paused on the path when I noticed that a pair of geese had occupied the same nest I had watched the previous year. I was the only hiker on the trail so the male stood patiently to the side watching me intently. After I stood quietly for awhile only about twenty feet from the nest the female decided I was safe enough, so she stood up to "featherRead More »from Connections