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Lessons From Birds

"A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song." – Chinese Proverb

"Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." – Henry Van Dyke

"God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages." – Jacques Deval

"Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever sunlight remains to them?" – Rose Kennedy

"You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nests in your hair." – Chinese Proverb

"In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth, God is pleased when we're pleased. He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing our maker's praise without anxiety." – A. W. Tozer

"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings." – William Blake

"God gives every bird its food, but He does not throw it into the nest." – Jeffrey R. Holland

"It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes." – Anne Baxter

"The shell must break before the bird can fly." – Lord Alfred Tennyson

"The bird of paradise alights only upon the hand that does not grasp." – John Berry

"But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.They will soar on wings like eagles;they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." – Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

If you have fallen, failed or become discouraged, to learn how to fly again and soar like an eagle, be sure to read You Can't Fly With a Broken Wing by Dick Innes. Click HERE for more information and to order.

P.S. I grew up in Australia close to where these people with the paraketes were photographed, and have had them sit on my head too. And yes, the inevitable happened—all down the back of my ear! Just goes to show that some days you're the pidgeon ... other days the statue! You just have to have a good sense of humor. – Dick Innes

 

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