Incubators are marvelous devices. They perform magic as they provide heat to fertilized eggs which hatch into fuzzy babies. As “eggciting” as it is to see the babies emerge, that magic requires a great amount of struggle. There is a lesson to be found in a young bird’s journey to the outside world. We may struggle too, but we can find joy after pain and hurt.
This last summer two of our mama goats gave birth to the most adorable babies, referred to as “kids”. There was a problem though as each had triplets and the mamas only have two nipples. This caused great competition. I have learned spiritual truths from working with these little rascals. (read more)