There’s a saying that bumblebees are "not supposed to fly", but do anyway. They are made with the right wing structure and movement — 130 beats per second — to create lift.
As a photographer studying nature for countless hours, to me it is yet more evidence of Intelligent Design.
If we pause long enough to look and listen, we can discover life applications from nature :: God will make a way through challenging situations when there seems to be no way. As long as we have faith in and trust our Heavenly Father and obey His loving commands.
“But Jesus looked at them and said to them, ‘With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’” ~ Matthew 19:26 (NKJV)
Pictured:: A black-tailed bumble bee (Bombus melanopygus) prepares to land on a cluster of California lilac blossoms (Ceanothus), a beautiful bush-like plant with profuse deep-blue flowers which attracts bees and butterflies.
Giving glory to God and grateful to the group administrators for graciously featuring this image on the home pages of the Fine Art America groups ::
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Special Features: 03.18.22: CAMERA ART, peer-nominated for a Special Feature. Thank you to the fellow artist who nominated this image! God bless you! 09.24.22: 1,000 VIEWS ON 1 IMAGE, peer-nominated for a Special Feature. Thank you to the fellow artist who nominated this image! God bless you!
"Flying Miracle" Bumblebee photography by Brian Tada. To the glory of God. bit.ly/FlyingMiracle
Embedded in the top right-hand corner is the Hebrew acronym for "B'ezras Hashem" [ב ס " ד] meaning "with God's help". It is a reminder to me as an artist and photographer of my dependence on the Almighty, the Originator of all creativity. This is a similar acknowledgement used by great artists like Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel who signed their work with the Latin phrase, "Soli Deo gloria" which means, "Glory to God alone".