The Butterfly

As we look around we observe the butterfly. It is one of the most beautiful insects. The Greeks believed that the soul left the body in the form of a butterfly. This is not true. The butterfly is a picture of the resurrection. When the caterpillar goes into the cocoon a mir­acle happens! The ugly […]

Continue reading

Flying Flowers

“The velvet nap which on his wings doth lie. The silken down with which his back is sight, His broad outstretched horns, his hairy thighs. His glittering colors and his glorious eyes.” From flower to flower we see the delicately painted fritillary gaily flying along. Unlike most insects, which are repulsive to the eye at […]

Continue reading