Gold in Mountains

Gold.  Flecks of light. Valuable. Fleeting. Reflection of value.  Mining minerals in the mountains of Colorado occurred throughout the 1800’s.  The miners brought their heritages with them and named the town Como, after Lake Como in Italy.  But there is only a small lake. “Make the poles of acacia wood and overlay them with gold.” Exodus 30:15 NIV I have Continue reading Gold in Mountains

Rain, Rain, Go Away….

“And Elijah said to Ahab, “Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.”” I Kings 18:41 NIV Our longest hike was to the town of Montefalco, Umbria.  Montefalco is visible anywhere in the Umbrian Valley because of its location.  The first settlers were named Umbri and Romans, Lombards, local merchants, later ruled it.  Then Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away….

Seasons

“Praise be to the name of God for ever and ever; wisdom and power are his.He changes times and seasons; he deposes kings and raises up others.” Daniel 2:20-21 NIV Green. Flowers. Cool breezes. Grass.   We await the new life promised each year in Spring.  After cold, snowy, hard winters in Colorado, I must escape to warmth and flowers Continue reading Seasons