BLESSING THE LORD WHEN WE USE WHAT HE HAS GIVEN US,
Shields up is a phrase I have from time to time said to the Brethren whether
we know we are under attack or not.
If you have ever played swordsman as a child, you know it doesn't make much sense to leave yourself exposed to your opponent when you can reach for a Shield that blocks the blows of the Adversary.
Never have given it much thought of the balance that the Creator has put into motion in the world around us. For those with a scientific bent we might find something interesting in this article: