So far, two-year old Flame is the top contender for 2013 Cow of the Year. It was nice that Flame had her calf, Liza, without assistance in the pasture. She’s done a great job of raising Liza too. But the extraordinary thing about Flame is that she has mercifully adopted a steer calf, Cisco. Cisco’s mama, Clarabelle, is pretty much a flop when it comes to mothering, but Flame has graciously taken up the slack. A heifer usually doesn’t have enough milk for two calves, but Flame is kindly nursing them both and is none the worse for wear.
|Flame's heifer, Liza, playing in the straw|
“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” –HEBREWS 4:16 (NIV)