One of the most exciting names that God has given to His Offspring is that of an eagle.
In the life of an eagle, he will go through a "molting" process that will bring great depression. This is a
wilderness time that all eagles will face. Certain eagles live for about 30 years but then they begin to lose
their feathers, beak and talons. During this time, the eagle will walk like a turkey. He has no strength to
fly. At this time they will choose some area of a mountain where the sun can shine directly on them. And
they will lay on a rock and bathe in the sun. At this time the eagle will congregate with others who are in
the same condition. The molten eagles understand what is happening to them. They will scratch their
talons down to the nubs and knock their beak off to rid themselves of the "calcium deposit build up," after
they have pulled out all their feathers. They become completely vulnerable and many eagles die at this
point. During this time some have observed eagles coming and dropping food to the ones going through this
"molting" stage. Yet it is never the younger eagles that are dropping the food, it is always the older
eagles that have survived this experience and know what the "molting" eagle is going through. Eagles molt during the summer months. ( I don't know where you live, but it is about 1 week from summer in
Whether you want to hear this or not, there is a certain point in the life of an overcoming Christian where
there is a "molting" stage and it looks as though we have been stripped down to nothing. Many Christians
die at this point. They give up and "throw in the towel" and just quit. But if you will just keep moving into
your destiny at this point, you will find that there is something waiting for you. You must find the "Rock" of
Ages and lay on it and bathe in the "SON" to be renewed like an eagle. After this waiting period that lasts
for quite a while as his feathers, beak and talons grow back, the eagle will soar again with greater
strength than ever before!
It is believed that when an eagle finally dies, that they die on a rock -- facing the sun.
The Molting Stage of the Eagle