Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

For many, hunting can be a spiritual experience. Share those insights here. Hunters of all faiths and traditions are welcome.
TeocTom
 
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Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby TeocTom » February 2nd, 2011, 7:05 am

As a Christian and a minister, my heart has had a natural gravitation to the love of turkey hunting.  I have only been hunting turkeys for 3 years now and I can tell you they present more of a challenge than any other animal that I have pursued.

There are some stark similarities between hunting and faith. One of which seems to be touched upon by many in the forums is the fact that we learn from our mistakes.  Making a mistake is not a failure, refusing to learn from that mistake is a failure.  One friend of mine stated to me once "success is getting up one more time than you have fallen down".
We can relate that not only to the sport of turkey hunting, but to life in general.

So, my fellow turkey friends, remember to never give up on those bad birds, and to never give up in our walks in life.  Enjoy the little things like friends, family, and faith that add so much to our lives.
Eric
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RE: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby kenturkey89 » February 2nd, 2011, 7:44 am

Well said, Eric. That just made my day a little bit better!
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RE: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby eggshell » February 4th, 2011, 4:47 am

Amen brother Amen, feel free to share anytime

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RE: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby dewey » February 4th, 2011, 5:06 am

Well said, Eric. AMEN!

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"Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will." --Mahatma Gandhi

"Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat."--F. Scott Fitzgerald, American writer

       

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RE: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby kyhareraiser » March 4th, 2011, 10:12 am

AMEN  to that..glad to see i'm hunting with faith believers .

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RE: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby rbewilson » March 4th, 2011, 2:48 pm

that is the way life is, we just have to live it one day at time,and give him thanks for it.

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Re: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby ellour » June 19th, 2012, 5:25 pm

I don't think that there would be a problem with going with your faith and hunting something. For most people, it is an alternative to go with things that would bring food to the table so I guess there should be no concern as to what is bound to happen that way.

Still one of the better things and more acceptable concepts that people have just not gotten well to.

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Re: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby gooseberry » June 19th, 2012, 6:08 pm

Right on, Eric. I never feel closer to God than when I'm out in nature.

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Re: Turkey Hunting in Relation to Faith

Postby Markomyt1 » January 20th, 2013, 11:49 pm

Thanks Eric.

I am starting a turkey hunting minitry for this spring.
I have 4 guys so far and we are planning on going to the Black Hills in Wyoming... we're from Cheyenne.
A bunch of guys in the word, looking for turkeys.
Stay tuned!

God Bless!

-Mark-


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