Soon the soothing sounds of the gentle breeze and singing birds were drowned out by loud music coming from a vehicle parked ahead by the stream. DNR officials were taking water samples from the stream. The people called to protect the beauty and peacefulness of the natural habitat were checking the water for pollutants while polluting the air with noise.
I'm so glad the shepherd's near Bethlehem didn't have smartphones or Netflix that first Christmas. Can you imagine the scene?
For fun I'm reposting a summer series from 2010 from when I took a paper route while trying to get MainStreet started. Enjoy! We live in a busy, noisy world. Sadly, much of the noise is self-induced as we constantly fill every potential silence and solitude with our iPod, a television, radio or constant activity … Continue reading Nocturnal Summer 3