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Old 03-08-2013, 11:22 PM   #11
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Wish I could still get out and walk the woods as I did when I was younger. I'm pretty limited now in my old age. But I get little transfusions of the wonder of nature from time to time. A while back I was walking my little dog around the seniors' apartment complex where I live, when I suddenly heard wild music that made my heart lift and the hair stand up on my arms. I knew what it was without looking up; but look up I did, and there they were. Flight after flight of sandhill cranes, headed due south.

That, my friends, will heal you of many things if you let it.



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I think the most humbling experience in my life was the grand scale of things in "Sequoya National Forest" , California.. ! I were as an insect and reached out and felt the finger of GOD himself. A tree alive and still growing , as I recall , some 46 or 4700 years old..! As I stand and behold this ........? This....I am overwhelmed
with joy and humility and can not behold , grasp , wrap my brain around this , just "speechless" and I still after all these years , can not , find the words..!

If you do not see , your eyes and heart Must be closed..!

PS: If my memory serves me well , I was told a story of the first loggers in the RED-WOODS forest. As the story was told to me this is where the term , (Widow-Maker) was derived , falling branches 8 feet in diameter !

Also as in the Guinness Book World of records , World's Oldest and Largest
living things on Earth..!



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Wow got some great stories here! Maybe we can all share some of these together.

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Ive had it happen twice now,
On my way to deer camp for my first hunt (my deer camp is only about 3 miles from my house) bald eagles making there atack run what a sight!!They nest at Degray lake mayb 15-20 miles from me.
Within a few hours of both sightings I was home stuffing my frezzer with deer meat.
God always gives me what me and mine need, it never fails money,food, whatever. All i seem to have to do is keep the faith, I pray alot too

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