Reading this morning from Psalms 28-29.
“The voice of the LORD is powerful; the voice of the LORD is full of majesty.
The voice of the LORD breaks the cedars, yes, the LORD splinters the cedars of Lebanon. HE makes them also skip like a calf,
The window of my third floor room faces east. It is impressive to see the sun rise above the palm trees and structures of Traveler’s
My thoughts are toward Crestview this morning. I pray that GOD will work in the worship times today as HIS people seek HIM.
After breakfast this morning, I will point the
Has been a very good day and my legs feel it! The drive up to
Dead Horse Ranch AZ State Park is adjacent to
I hiked a large loop including part of the Lime Kiln Trail, Thumper Trail, Lower Raptor Hill Trail, Rattlesnake Wash Overlook Spur, part of the Mesa Trail, and the Tavasci Marsh Trail. All of these trails together with some hiking on park roads equaled about 10 miles of hiking! My legs feel the 10 miles tonight, but the day was certainly worth it.
The hike included washes (arroyos), small mesas, and everything in between. I observed numerous passerines and the ubiquitous lizard. (This is a lizard heaven!) Also saw the occasional raptor (some type of hawk, I think). It occurred to me that it could have been a Golden Eagle – though my knowledge of them is limited. Contrary to the Thumper Trail’s name, I did not see any Jackrabbits this time. The number of butterflies amazed me. They were drawn to the desert blooming wildflowers and cacti. It is wonderful to see the desert bloom. The desert is alive – GOD takes care of HIS Creation.
As I came down off Lower Raptor Hill Trail, there were splendid views of
After catching a late and quick lunch at Wendy’s in