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Ducks Fly Together

Posted: September 22, 2016

Ducks really do fly together. We've all seen ducks flying in a V. But have you ever wondered why?

You see, flying is hard work. In case you've never been on a plane, it takes a lot of work to stay in the air. Ducks fly in a V because it makes flying easier. Except for the lead duck, every successive duck experiences less wind resistance. And when that lead duck gets tired, he'll move to the back of the line so he can rest, and then another duck will lead. It takes a team to make those long journeys possible. Also, ducks flying together in a V makes for better and more clear communication.

The idea is that, no matter how strong the winds are or how bad the weather gets, ducks will still fly together, because they need each other for the journey. 

The Kingdom of God functions much like ducks. 

When we work together, we're stronger, we're better, and the journey we're on becomes more manageable.

We weren't meant to be alone. So next time you see a flying V heading south for the winter, think of your church family, and know that you are so important to this body and to God's Kingdom.

"As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend." - Proverbs 27:17

God, thank you for my church family. Thank you for the people that I get to enjoy life with. It is truly better and easier with them. Help me to be a friend to those who need it and trust that I really do have so much to offer this church and your Kingdom. In Jesus' name, amen.