Squirrely Thoughts

Photo by Justin Otto

Photo by Justin Otto

Brown, black, reddish, or gray,
squirrels are definitely here to stay.

It’s fun to view them as they eat
an acorn or a nutty treat.

I think of them scurrying among leaves in fall
More than at any other time of year at all.
To watch them can give your spirits a lift,
As they climb up a tree or do other things swift.

I don’t remember seeing a squirrel that’s just a baby;
If I take a nature walk down a woodsy path–maybe.
I thank the Lord for these little creatures,
Among His creation with their own unique features.

P. A. Oltrogge

“Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark. And God made a wind to pass over the earth, and the waters subsided.”
Genesis 8:1 (NKJV)

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