Florida sandhill cranes rule the shoreline around lakes

Florida sandhill cranes rule the shoreline around lakes

Though we may want all the answers right now, God won’t give them. He wants us to develop our faith. We grow stronger when we step out and act upon the Bible’s teaching. Saying we believe isn’t enough if we don’t back our words with action.

“For you have been my hope, Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth” (Psalm 71:5 NIV).

In the photo, a Florida sandhill crane strides forward. These three-foot-tall birds dare to stroll across roads, expecting drivers to wait. The birds dance for their lifelong mates and share nest building and rearing of young.

Other information unique to habitat in Lake County, Florida can be found in Tracy L. Smoak’s color devotional Living Water to Refresh Your Soul

"I really enjoyed this little devotion book," said Susan Snodgrass, Christian book reviewer. "Each devotion consists of a verse or two of scripture, a precious and most appropriate prayer, and a Faith Step."

The 8x5-inch square hardback is available at


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