The Bible— your very own field guide

The Christian Science Monitor

Summertime! We played outside, barefoot, all day long. There were fields, woods, and bayous with damp dirt paths worn smooth by all our little feet. Sunlight filtered down through the canopy of trees.

But there was something else I remember about those summers full of fun and freedom: our field guides. You see, we lived in a warm, humid climate known for its many snakes, and so it was important that we be able to tell them apart, important that we be able to distinguish the harmless snakes from the poisonous.

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