Saturday, August 28, 2010

Eagles In A Storm

Did you know that an eagle knows when a storm is approching long before it breaks? The Eagle is the only bird that loves a storm, when clouds gather he gets real excited.

The Eagle will fly to some high spot and wait for the winds to come. When the storm hits, it sets its wings so that the wind will pick it up and lift it above the storm. While the storm rages below, the Eagle is soaring above it. Once he finds the wind of the storm, it stops flapping and uses the pressure of the ragging storm to soar.

The Eagle can do this because he is the only bird God created with the ability to lock its wings in fixed position which enables them to be at rest as it soars high above the storm clouds. They do not escape the storm, they simply rise above it..

14 comments:

welcome to my world of poetry said...

Lovely post about the eagles Margaret, I can always rely on you to come up with a very interesting posy.

Have a peaceful Sunday
also thanks for the visits.

Yvonne.

Joseph Pulikotil said...

Hello Margaret:)

This is wonderful and interesting information.

Toward the end,you said something which made me sit up and read twice-They do not escape the storm, they simply rise above it.

These are very motivating words,Margaret. When we are in trouble it is better not to try to escape the situation but it would be better to find ways to rise above the trouble and overcome it.This is the meaning that rings in my head loud and clear.

My email id is ptjosephrosa@yahoo.co.in

Best wishes:)
Joseph

Linda said...

That is exactly what God meant when he wrote: "But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint." Isaiah 40:31

Like an eagle we will rise above our storms when we rely on God for his help in our times of trouble.

Patty said...

They say you should learn something new everyday. I just did. Thanks for sharing.

Margaret Cloud said...

I would like to tell all of my friends that come and leave a comment, this is why I continue to post. I love all the different ways you all look at the post and add more to it, so very interesting, thank you.

Kay said...

This is such an uplifting post, Margaret. It will give me something to think about today.

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Thank you Margaret for teaching me something today. I did not know that and can't wait to tell Bobby G. about it. We have an eagle that lives here on the lake. I rarely see him but my husband does since he is on the lake all the time. It is amazing though when he flies over. Now every time we have a storm I will think about the eagle. Hope your blues have lifted a bit. xoxo

Judy said...

I hope your spirits are flying high today and you are feeling better. I think eagles are such beautiful birds and this is so interesting to know. I always learn something here. Have a good week.

Merle said...

Hi Margaret ~~ Lovely post about eagles and
you taught us another interesting lesson.
I hope both you and your husband are feeling better my friend.
I am glad you enjoyed the stories and jokes in my post. Take good care, Love, Merle.

Linda said...

I love this Margaret. I always seem to learn something new when I visit your page.

Fittingly, both my high school mascot and also that of my daughter's school, is the Eagle. Appropriate timing. :o)

kavita said...

I love learning new things in an interesting way through your page.How are you and your husband doing.I am pretty sure that all is good at your end.Have a happy week ahead.My regards.

oldmanlincoln said...

I think we all have that ability but have lost the "how to do it" part and can seldom ride out any storm.

The name of the TV series...Reply to Margaret Cloud...

The name of the 13-week series was, Calligraphy is Fun.

Babli said...

Very nice and wonderful post about eagles. Whenever I visit your blog I always learn new things and thats why I like your blog very much.

lifeaintalwaysbeautiful-blog.blogspot.com said...

Thanks for sharing. I never knew that. Learned something new today.

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