Thankful _ May14 _ May20

Life is so full, I’ve forgotten to post! Thankful!

5•14
2506. 3 With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. (‭Isaiah‬ ‭12‬:‭3‬ NIV) better than drinking water 💦
2507. Skyping with Galen again.
2508. Mother’s Day dinner made by Robert.

5•15
2509. 5 Come and see what God has done, his awesome deeds for mankind! (‭Psalm‬ ‭66‬:‭5‬ NIV) you are awesome and greatly to be praised!
2510. Learning about a woman named Dilal who I can pray for salvation for.
2511. Getting comfortable with the routine at oasis and finding covered parking.

5•16
2512. 11 The Lord announces the word, and the women who proclaim it are a mighty throng: (‭Psalm‬ ‭68‬:‭11‬ NIV) I want to be in the mighty throng!
2513. Ramon and chickie sitting up high on the closet watching the sunrise together.😆
2514. Wonderful cool weather.

5•17
2515. 15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, (‭1 Peter‬ ‭3‬:‭15‬ NIV) gentleness and respect.
2516. Hiking in the Superstition Wilderness.
2517. Hiking the Appalachian trail with Whitney? ???

5•18
2518. 15 My mouth will tell of your righteous deeds, of your saving acts all day long— though I know not how to relate them all. (‭Psalm‬ ‭71‬:‭15‬ NIV) !!!
2519. Lord willing, I am going to thru hike the Appalachian trail in 2019! That gives me 2 years to section hike the Arizona trail!
2520. That I made the decision!

5•19
2521. 25 Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. 26 My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (‭Psalm‬ ‭73‬:‭25-26‬ NIV) oh yes!
2522. Where did everybody go? Very light traffic on I-10 today.
2523. Half day of work on Friday is so very nice!

5•20
2524. 4 This is what the LORD says to me: “I will remain quiet and will look on from my dwelling place, like shimmering heat in the sunshine, like a cloud of dew in the heat of harvest.” (‭Isaiah‬ ‭18‬:‭4‬ NIV) love this verse Lord.
2525. Getting out the door early enough.
2526. 14 miles. Passage 20 is 1/3 done. AZTrail goals set.

Thankful _ April23 _ April29


A little late because I was having a birthday weekend celebration. Thankful!

4•23
2443. 2 The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. (‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭10‬:‭2‬ NIV)
2444. Only four workdays separate me from my birthday weekend!
2445. Finding a Bible study about Leviticus that I can understand.

4•24
2446. 6 Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let your hands not be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well. (‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭11‬:‭6‬ NIV) this verse reminds me of the time I went to Chicago to minister to the homeless with people who became my friends.
2447. Today is Robert’s dad’s birthday. Even though we are not friends, I am thankful I met him, because without him, I would not have Robert.
2448. When the surgeon says thank you and please come again. And you’re not his regular nurse.

4•25
2449. 1 Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, “I find no pleasure in them”— (‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭12‬:‭1‬ NIV) I am remembering Lord. Thank you!
2450. On this day five months ago, I broke my ankle. I didn’t know if I would survive because I had no savings, no disability insurance, and no vacation time. I didn’t know if I I would even have a job to return to. I didn’t know if I would hike again. Oh but you God! You made a way. You provided. Now I have a full-time job with benefits. And I am hiking as if my ankle was never broken in the first place. Thank you!!!
2451. Abby greeted me at the front door after I returned from my walk. 🐱

4•26
2452. 23 The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; 24 though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand. (‭Psalm‬ ‭37‬:‭23-24‬ NIV) I delight in you Lord! And even though this scripture is speaking of The spiritual, let it also pertain to the physical. Thank you!
2453. Even though I’m not liked by everyone, I am loved by the Maker of heaven and earth 🌏!
2454. Finding the sleeping bag of my dreams!

4•27
2455. 3 I care very little if I am judged by you or by any human court; indeed, I do not even judge myself. 4 My conscience is clear, but that does not make me innocent. It is the Lord who judges me. (‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭4‬:‭3-4‬ NIV) let this one sink in more and more Jesus.
2456. A half day the day before my birthday 🎉 weekend.
2457. Learning how to backpack 🎒 with less.

4•28
2458. 1 I said, “I will watch my ways and keep my tongue from sin; I will put a muzzle on my mouth while in the presence of the wicked.” (‭Psalm‬ ‭39‬:‭1‬ NIV) only that I would say good things Lord.
2459. Day 1 of my birthday camping ⛺️ weekend and birthday breakfast 🍳 with robert!
2460. A great site to camp!

4•29
2461. 13 Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen. (‭Psalm‬ ‭41‬:‭13‬ NIV)!!!
2462. Can’t even believe how beautiful this state is! A fabulous day hiking with Robert. 10 glorious miles!
2463. It snowed! For like 2 whole minutes!

Thankful _April16 _ April22


4•16
2422. 6 He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: (‭Luke‬ ‭24‬:‭6‬ NIV) Thank you!
2423. Even though there’s random sadness.
2424. Christ the lord is risen today! Alleluia!

4•17
2425. 97 Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. (‭Psalm‬ ‭119‬:‭97‬ NIV) but do I? I surely want to.
2426. Even though plans change and assignments change.
2427. That I can video message with my friends and family. Using a helium voice.

4•18
2428. 4 For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope. (‭Romans‬ ‭15‬:‭4‬ NIV) Thank you for encouragement and hope.
2429. Being confronted for my mistake is better than being ignored or getting dirty looks.
2430. That I owned my mistake and apologized and didn’t make excuses.

4•19
2431. 11 Here is a trustworthy saying: If we died with him, we will also live with him; 12 if we endure, we will also reign with him. If we disown him, he will also disown us; 13 if we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself. (‭2 Timothy‬ ‭2‬:‭11-13‬ NIV) help me to endure to the end lord.
2432. A perfectly wonderful 9.5 mile hike in the Superstition Wilderness.
2433. Listening to Robert rap along to music he’s listening to with headphones 🎧.

4•20
2434. 13 Consider what God has done: Who can straighten what he has made crooked? 14 When times are good, be happy; but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one as well as the other. Therefore, no one can discover anything about their future. (‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭7‬:‭13-14‬ NIV) wisdom
2435. Getting more organized in this new job.
2436. Bible studying with friends on Marco Polo.

4•21
2437. 1 Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. 2 Blessed is the one whose sin the LORD does not count against them and in whose spirit is no deceit. (‭Psalm‬ ‭32‬:‭1-2‬ NIV) oh thank you Lord!
2438. Matching the bird to the call it makes.
2439. Christ is my offerer, offering, and priest.

4•22
2440. 4 For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. (‭Psalm‬ ‭33‬:‭4‬ NIV)
2441. Having dinner and spending time with the whole Erdie family.
2442. When the woodpecker is confused and tries to drill the light post.

Happy weekend!