By: Rev'd Renee Dillard
Sunday is Transfiguration Sunday. I'll be preaching and was reminded of this sermon from three years ago - a transfiguration throwback!
See you Sunday for a continuing proclamation on what it means to pray ... listen ... and heal.
We all probably know a little something about the rain forests and how important they are to our global ecosystem.
But did you know there are also cloud forests around the world?
"Cloudforests are rainforests that are found at elevations higher than 1,000 feet above sea level. They are cool, misty and filled with brilliantly hued orchids, bromeliads and hundreds of species of wildlife. In Central Africa, cloudforests are home to mountain gorillas, and in Central America, these special ecosystems safeguard the crimson-breasted, emerald-plumed resplendent quetzal, which many believe to be the most beautiful bird in the world."
I have sadly never seen a "resplendent quetzal" in the wild,
but I actually did get to visit a cloud forest..Learn more