Metamorphosis: Life Lessons From A Butterfly?

What can a butterfly tell you about your life? When you see a butterfly fluttering from flower to flower in your backyard, you probably don’t stop to marvel at how that butterfly got there, but you should! Butterflies don’t start out very elegantly. They begin as a tiny caterpillar hatching out of an egg on … Read More

The Lion Pride | David Rives

Lions are the only social cat, living in groups of about fifteen called prides. These groups consist of two or three males, several related lionesses, and their cubs.

The Lion: King Of The Jungle – David Rives

The male lion proudly bears the name “king of the jungle.” But, while they are apex predators and deserve the title “king,” most lions don’t live in the jungle. Instead, they live and hunt on the sub-Saharan savannahs in Africa. But, like so many of the animals we automatically associate with Africa, there is a … Read More

Nature's Sport's Car | David Rives

Nature’s Sports Car | David Rives

The fastest land animal in the world makes its home on the Savannahs in Africa alongside elephants, hippos, and rhinos. A very small population of a sub-species also lives in eastern Iran. That mammal, of course, is the Cheetah. This big cat is famous for its speed. While hunting it can reach top speeds of … Read More

Bible Knows Best: Leviathan and the Bombardier Beetle

Isaiah 27:1 speaks of a dragon that lives in the sea named Leviathan. In Job 41, we read a bit more detail: “Canst thou draw out leviathan with an hook?… None is so fierce that dare stir him up… His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.” However, with this last … Read More