Sully the pristine parrot liked to view his flock of friends from a distance.
Among them, Tom , Dick and Harry chased after daily necessities..food at the top of their list of needs
Tom asked Sully “ Don’t you feel hungry ?”
“ Why ? Being apart gives me time to think and observe.” replied Sully.
Dick asked “what do you observe?”
“Oh , the scramble for food and a lack of concern for the other”
Harry interjected “ So , you think we are selfish!”
“Oh no , I mean , there are ways of seeking food , without outdoing the others and competing with the crows and pigeons.”
“Besides ? I may find tasty morsels from my perch , with an eagles eye.” said Sully.
Suddenly an eagle swooped down and carried away a tiny sparrow .
“Did you see that ? And there are some delicious live insects and worms , much better than the feeder with boring grain.”
Leader Tom now quite irritated shrieked “ You think you know it all.”
Sully looked on “ Does it disturb you that I am on my perch , enjoying the cool breeze and observing your crazy scramble ?”
“ Will food run out ?”
So this was the reason for the scramble :
Will I take what I require for today, or grab and horde , for tomorrow?
Do I care for the needs of others .
I saw the coppersmith barbet carrying morsels of food for its young in the nest holed out in the bark of the May flower tree.
Do not worry
‘Your Heavenly Father feeds them all.’ (Matthew 6:26b)