By Sibylle Saunders, Vermont
My husband Tom and I went hiking on a beautiful Vermont fall day. We made the decision to hike to a nearby pond where we heard a number of birds. We didn’t recognize one of the bird sounds from across the pond. The bird got closer and closer. Was it a cardinal? A warbler?
By Jamie Obakponovwe, Minnesota
While settling into the rhythm of a new job and home, my husband and I adopted two kittens who were sisters, Wilma and Luisa. Instantly they brightened our lives and gave us constant, unconditional love—each in her own special way.
By Bree Renz, California
I was taking a photo workshop at a nature center that rescues injured wild animals. If the animal can be treated and completely healed, it is released back into the wilds. If it won’t be able to survive, it can live out the rest of its life at the center.
By Kristy Walker, Minnesota
On a below-freezing winter afternoon, the heater in my car stopped working. I had intended to make a quick trip to a print shop before it closed.
By Clarrie Wilkins, Queensland, Australia
While listening to a track from the CD, HU: A Love Song to God by Harold Klemp, I felt drawn to a story in which an ECKist wanted outer confirmation of God’s love…