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Some people say that God doesn’t speak. We’ll leave the question as to where they got their power of speech for such an accusation for another day. Personally, I think it would be very unfair of God to expect us to believe in Him in the absence of some sort of definitive proof or messenger.

That would be like me doing business in a foreign country and expecting them to manufacture a product for me without some form of deposit. That’s not gonna’ happen!

The nakedness of the trees in winter has provided me with a lot of proof that God roams about pretty freely, and I dare say wildly, during the course of any one day.

I can pick up movements in the woods that would be impossible when the leaves are on the trees. It can be deer walking in single-file foraging for their next meal. It could be seeing fifty-five turkeys (counted ’em) spread throughout the back yard. It may be the juxtaposition of the male cardinal against the stark white contrast of the freshly fallen snow.

Sometimes, proof-by-observation gets invaded because we are in need of a reassuring tap on the shoulder or simply because God is kind and wants to give us a full-blown hug through His version of instant-messaging.

And so it was yesterday when a bald eagle suddenly flew right by my window, leaving me stunned and in awe of God’s ‘majestic messaging.’

His wingspan, flight, power and beauty left me speechless. I think that’s probably the normal reaction when this God, who is often accused of being ‘silent’, speaks. 

“For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they [all people] are without excuse.” Romans 1:20

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