SOMEONE "ASKED" THE GEESE
HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY MIGRATING GEESE FLY IN A V FORMATION?
As with most animal behavior, God had a good reason for including that in their instincts.
As each bird flaps it's wings, it creates uplift for the following.
In a V formation, the whole flock adds at least 71o/o more flying range then if each flew alone.
Whenever a goose falls out of formation, it suddenly feels the drag and resistance of trying to fly alone...and quickly gets back into formation.
Like geese...people who share a common direction and sense of community,can get where they are going quicker and easier than those who try alone.
When a goose gets tired, it rotates back into the formation and another flies at the point position. If people had as much sense as geese,they would realize that ultimately their success depends on working as a team, taking turns and doing the hard tasks and sharing leadership.
Geese in the rear of the formation honk to encourage those up front to up their speed. It is important that our honking from "behind" be encouraging. Otherwise it's - well - honking.
When a goose gets sick or wounded, two other geese drop out of formation and follow it down to help provide protection. They stay with the unhealthy member of the flock until it is either able to fly again or dies.
Then they launch out again with another passing flock or try to catch up with their own.
May we be so sacrificial, that we may be worthy of such friends, in our time of need.
YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A SCIENTIST....
....to learn from God's marvelous creation; you only need to stop long enough to observe and let God reveal His wonders to you.
"Ask the beasts,and they will teach you; and the birds of the air, and they will tell you; and speak to the earth; and it will teach you; and the fish of the sea will explain to you. Who among all these does know that the hand of the Lord has done this ?" Job 12:7-9
SOMEONE "ASKED"THE GEESE ! ! !