Luke 3:7-18 – The Third Sunday of Advent â€“ for Sunday, December 13, 2015
â€œThen John said to the crowds, who came to be baptized by him, â€˜You children of snakes! Who warned you to come to escape from the angry judgment that is coming soon?â€™â€ (Luke 3:7)
According to local news reports, several people claimed theyâ€™d spotted a cougar around this area. Warnings were posted, like the sign on the fence.
The sign had a grainy photo of a â€œbig cat.â€
There was a smidgen of nervousness in my laughter because yours truly was the only obvious biking or walking warm body in that section of Fresnoâ€™s Woodward Park. The asphalt path continued east, paralleling open fields, copses of treesâ€”excellent cover for large, sneaky felinesâ€”and the San Joaquin River.
I felt . . . alone, isolated. Continue reading →