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Psalm 119:1-8

When my husband and I decided to walk down the path of scripture memorization for the summer, we landed on the 119th Psalm–breaking it up into many sections. We just completed the first eight verses and would like to share these poetic words of David as they intertwine with his love of God’s law.

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Deserts & Silver Mines

The desert swallows me every time I travel through it. The enormity of it never ceases to amaze me.

DSC_0103This snapshot of the abandoned silver mine town of Calico, California, is located in the Mojave Desert near Barstow. Tucked into the Mojave’s barren hills, it is now a popular tourist attraction. I really like this picture because it speaks to me of just how immense the desert truly is. (That’s me in the far right corner. Notice how small I am compared to the landscape.) Incidentally, The Mojave Desert is only a fraction of the land mass known as the Great Basin.

Imagine driving through this vastness for hours. Then, imagine traveling by foot as many did in the 1800s.

I paired this picture with this particular Proverb because of the history that seems to follow the mining towns–A history of lawlessness. Of the three mines that I have visited, the saloons outnumbered the churches by a huge margin.

Regardless, the abandoned mines, as well as the desert of the American west, fascinate me.  Perhaps, it is because I never saw either one until I was an adult.

To more adventures!

Glenda

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The Narrow Way

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Arches National Park, Utah

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Be Still and Know

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Sunset over the Pacific Ocean in Cambria, California

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A Time to Ponder

With the ocean on one side and mountains on the other, this boardwalk made for a perfect path in which to do some pondering! This picture was taken in the evening as the sun was setting upon the Pacific Ocean along the central California coast.

Moonstone Beach Drive in Cambria, California.

Moonstone Beach Drive in Cambria, California.

 

 

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God is Our Refuge & Strength

A walk along Moonstone Beach near the little seaside town of Cambria—tucked in among the mountains of the Central California Coast—provided my husband and I with plenty of photo opportunities. Here is a picture of some seals resting amid the waves, which repeatedly crashed against the rocks. The way these animals seem so oblivious to the constant water spray reminded me of the verses in Psalms that I have attached to this picture.

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Cold Springs Nature Trail, the last of the pictures

Welcome to the end of the Cold Springs Nature Trail pictures. What a beautiful hike this was! Now it’s off to more exploring. I will post some of my new experiences later in the Fall. Enjoy!
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Sequoia National Park Sign

 

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The Cold Springs Nature trail is located in the Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park.

 

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Wildflowers & Waterfalls

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Wildflowers along the trail

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The Cold Springs Nature Trail ends at what once was the mining town of Beulah.

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Path leading out of Cold Springs Nature Trail. ONTO NEW ADVENTURES!!!!

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Cold Springs Nature Trail, Picture #4

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Another small waterfall amid pines, firs and wildflowers.

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Meandering along the Cold Springs Nature Trail, Picture #3

It’s always fun meeting new people on the trail. These two ladies were the only other ones we saw the morning my husband and I hiked the Cold Springs Nature Trail. We took turns passing each other while pausing every so often to gaze upon the beauty of nature.DSC_0048

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Lee’s Three Word Wednesday – 8/10/16 — Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures Plus

My favorite picture of the week is from “Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures Plus” blog. What an AWESOME shot!

*** HASTILY CATCH IT *** “Now the men did diligently observe whether any thing would come from him, and did hastily catch it: and they said, Thy brother Benhadad. Then he said, Go ye, bring him. Then Benhadad came forth to him; and he caused him to come up into the chariot. (1 Kings 20:33 […]

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