Love and Sorrow

Once again my sister has provided me with a blog post.  This one is pretty sad, but very poignant.

Love and Sorrow.
Swallows.
Here a female mate is injured and the condition is soon fatal. She was hit by a car as she swooped low across the road.

Here he brought her food and attended to her with

love and compassion.

He brought her food again but was shocked to find her dead.

He tried to move her … a rarely-seen effort for swallows!



Aware that his sweetheart is dead and will never
come back to him again, He cries with adoring love.



He stood beside her, saddened of her death.

Finally aware she would never return to him, he stood beside her body
with sadness and sorrow.



Millions of people cried after seeing these photos in America, Europe, Australia , and even India.  The photographer sold these pictures for a nominal fee to the most famous newspaper in France .  All copies of that edition were sold out on the day these pictures were published.

And many people think animals don’t have brains or feelings?  You have just witnessed Love and Sorrow felt by God’s creatures. The Bible says God knows when a sparrow falls. How much more He cares for us.


That pretty much says it all.

Bill

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2 thoughts on “Love and Sorrow

  1. I knew you would like this one with all the bird pictures you have….which I like looking at. I found it extrememly touching….I had no idea that they did this. I knew a few birds mate for life but…this was very sad.

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