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Cardinal Mom & Dad Feed Babies

Posted on the 21 June 2013 by Eowyn @DrEowyn

Are you stressed out?

Spend a few minutes watching a pair of Northern Cardinal parents diligently feed their babies with bugs — and clean out their kids’ poop — and your stress level will plummet. :D

Funny how these birds work hard to catch bugs to feed their young, whereas so many American human parents just feed off the public trough.  :(

No wonder St. Bonaventure called animals creatures without sin. In contrast, we humans are born, stained — Fomes peccati (tinder for sin) — inclined toward evil (concupiscence).

michelangelo-the-fall1Michelangelo’s “The Fall,” from the Sistine Chapel.

“Good and evil have not changed since yesteryear, nor are they one thing among Elves and Dwarves and another among men. It is a man’s part to discern them as much in the Golden Wood as in his own house.” –J. R. R. Tolkien


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