26 weeks in Arizona! 6 months!! 1/2 of a year!!! Meeting people. Making friends. Finding fellowship. Ah! So good! So. Much. Thankful.
1057. “I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;” 1 Timothy 2:8 ESV
1058. Hike 22 with an awesome hiking buddy.
1059. Firming up a plan to visit Cali.
1060. “but whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.” 1 John 2:5-6 ESV
1061. Sent in the application for a back country permit in the Grand Canyon.
1062. The cold is getting better.
1063. California here I come.
1064. Appendectomy days.
1065. “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil. Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful.” Luke 6:35-36 ESV
1066. “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” 2 Corinthians 9:6 NIV
1067. Meeting and caring for a patient who loves Jesus too.
1068. Really believing his grace is sufficient, particularly because my behavior today was appalling.
1069. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Psalm 46:1 ESV
1070. Even though I didn’t get the Grand Canyon permit, I was still able to reserve a car camping spot. CAMPING!!!
1071. #2son spurs me on to love and good works.
1072. Fun hike in Sedona. Hike 23.
1073. My hiking buddies are interested in my idea of a Bible study hike!
1074. “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Romans 12:12 ESV
1075. Laying in bed in the dark under the down comforter, cat snuggled up against me while I read the Bible.
1076. SNOW. It’s in Pennsylvania but that’s okay!
1077. “Patient people have great understanding, but people with quick tempers show their foolishness.” Proverbs 14:29 NCV