Sometimes, when I see a bird my thoughts turn to these passages from Matthew.
"...do not be worried about your life,..."
"...Look at the birds of the air,
that they do not sow,
nor reap nor gather into barns,
and yet your heavenly Father feeds them.
Are you not worth much more than they?"
"And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?"
excerpts from Matthew 6:25-27
But more often than these verses, I think of what Jesus said
to a scribe's declaration to follow Jesus wherever He goes.
Jesus told the scribe,
"The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests,
but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head."
Which leads me to consider the entire passage pointing to
Then, I come to the very thing it costs me:
in His ways,
in His timing,