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We did see some really hard things to comprehend; the poverty of some in the towns, the tired clothing on the lines, little children playing in potholes because there was a pool of water there, and a number of men relieving themselves in public. We contrasted these things with the simple beauty of the farms laid out neatly along the highway.
One of the most interesting sites along the route today was a giant pelican's nest on top of a mosque. We stopped and quietly took several photos. The babies were fluttering about, but mom or dad was sitting proudly on the nest.
We saw so many farms, fields, donkeys, horses and fresh vegetables from the harvest. This was a neat and tidy area of Morocco. It seemed to be a farming community along the coast with hard-working farmers. Rocks were neatly piled up to make walls for fields. Long twigs and beach grass were used to make fencing.
I was amazed at all that the donkeys were able to carry, and we marveled at all the different animals God has made for our pleasure, His pleasure and for helping us with our work.
I enjoyed contrasting the scenes of donkeys and farms with what I was reading in my devotions tonight.
This is the time of the year when the Feast of Tabernacles has started for the Jews. This feast is a foretaste of the
" 'Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own,’ Jesus advises, ‘today’s trouble is enough for today.’ Try to live day by day. That is what humans are made for. We cannot reach beyond that, though we often think we can. And try to live today as you would in the
This week, I am going to work on taking one day at a time.