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When we think of it, music is part of our daily lives, like birdsong, or chirping crickets. The image of rivers clapping their hands reminds me of the slap, slap, slap of the water against a rugged shoreline.

Being within the hum of nature, God’s peace and gentleness fill the soul with his love. It is a quiet time, a patient time, a time of wonder, as God uses his creation to calm the spirit enough to hear his still, small voice.

My home county of Lebanon is one of the 14 Pennsylvania counties under a spotted lanternfly quarantine, while Centre County, home of Penn State, is not currently quarantined. This makes it my responsibility to make sure that I’m not taking this hitchhiker bug with me to cheer on the Nittany Lions.