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

What is Tincup?

            “Does the eagle soar at your command and build its nest on high?” Job 39:27           Tincup, Colorado is a whimsical name for a small mountainous town in the middle of nowhere. Crossing Cottonwood Pass and picnicking at Taylor Reservoir provided us with the coolness of a high pass and the sighting of my first Bald Eagle in Colorado.    Continue reading What is Tincup?

Disappointment and Change

God’s voice thunders in marvelous ways;he does great things beyond our understanding.He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth, ’and to the rain shower, ‘Be a mighty downpour. So that everyone he has made may know his work, he stops all people from their labor.  Job 37:5-7 NIV                      Snow season means exchanging my walking shoes for snowshoes Continue reading Disappointment and Change

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

Unprepared – Lucky too…

Psalm 147:16-18  He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes.He casts forth His ice as fragments; who can stand before His cold?He sends forth His word and melts them; He causes His wind to blow and the waters to flow. (NASB) Castlewood Canyon State Park South of Denver Colorado  Unprepared. No water.  Not wearing the proper footwear.  Not wearing insulated Continue reading Unprepared – Lucky too…