“You shall charge the sons of Israel, that they bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the light, to make a lamp burn continually.” Exodus 27:20 We hiked miles through the forest to the ridge and started down the mountain. A lovely German shepherd greeted us as we started back down the mountain after three miles hiking. Wild … Continue reading Pure Olive Oil
Ezekiel 29:5 “I will abandon you to the wilderness, you and all the fish of your rivers; You will fall on the open field; you will not be brought together or gathered. (NASB) My friend and I hiked three times in four days at Two Rivers Park in Little Rock, Arkansas where we walked her two delightful white … Continue reading Rivers and History
New friends? Do they like to hike?
Exhaustion from Hikes?
Luke 6:22b “Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.” (NAS) Laughter. Spontaneous, erupting belly laughs are good for the soul. My friend and I met to celebrate her decade birthday with a hike at Red Rocks in Colorado Springs. The anniversary of her husband’s death two years ago, losing her job, facing … Continue reading Laughter in a Pack
Dogs in Rain
Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, plans to give you a future and a hope.” (NAS) Fall. Rich, vibrant, colors. Coolness. Sweaters and coats. I hiked a new trail at Rampart Park on the north side of Colorado Springs. The trees are fabulous as I hiked with my friend’s dog … Continue reading Dog are Hiking Buddies Too
“For I know the plans I have for you, plans to give you a future and a hope.” NAS Jeremiah 29:11 Fall. Rich, vibrant, colors. Coolness. Sweaters and coats. I hiked a new trail at Rampart Park on the north side of Colorado Springs. The trees are fabulous as I hiked with my friend’s dog … Continue reading Hike of Hope
Genesis 25:8 “Abraham breathed his last, an old man and satisfied with life.” “Another Birthday?” “You are how old”? “You look great!” 39 again? Comments heard at aging celebrations range from teasing, joking, feel-good to morose, “Am I still here?” We all delight in one more year of life as long as it is good, … Continue reading Birthday Hike
Psalms 37:23 “The steps of man are established by the Lord and He delights in his way.” Winter hiking is an adventure of caution. Even when there is no visible snow or mud, the ice collects in the shadows. If you are talking to your partner or your dog, you only have two feet and … Continue reading Ice Hiking Carefully