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"And God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good.
And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day" (Genesis 1:31)
(Bull Thistle (Cirsium vulgare) - 01a) In this photo of the bull thistle, we can see a mature bract after the bloom has disappeared, and a smaller bract that is ready to send forth its flowery bloom. We can also see the winged stem with its small leaf-like projections, and the pinnate leaflets with their broad veins, which are even more pronounced from the underside and give the bull thistle its scientific name, Cirsium, which comes from the Greek word cirsos, meaning "swollen vein."
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Presented here are just a few of the countless components of God's creation. Just as we cannot have human and animal life without water and plants, neither can we have lasting peace without love and compassion. It is our hope and prayer that this series will motivate people to live and act in a cruelty-free manner; that we would no longer hurt or destroy each other, the animals or our environment.