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 _ April9 _ April15


4•9
2401. Successfully made it back to the trailhead.
2402. Rolled my broken ankle and it didn’t break again.
2403. Even though I felt abandoned, you never left my side Lord. And I had quality time with Rebekah. Iron sharpening iron. Truth.

4•10
2404. 4 Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. 5 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. (‭Isaiah‬ ‭53‬:‭4-5‬ NIV) oh thank you Lord!
2405. Opening up the phone and finding a message from Galen.
2406. Opening the front door and finding Abby and Suzie waiting to greet me.

4•11
2407. 25 Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭29‬:‭25‬ NIV) let me please you Lord over any man.
2408. All the wildflowers and cacti are blooming.
2409. So very tired today. So very thankful for a soft comfy bed.

4•12
2410. 17 Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen. (‭1 Timothy‬ ‭1‬:‭17‬ NIV)
2411. Disposable paper OR jackets.
2412. Still wearing my Owl 🦉 hat in April.

4•13
2413. <—— 4 1 3 👌🏼
2414. 8 Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. 9 Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. (‭Proverbs‬ ‭31‬:‭8-9‬ NIV) always remember this.
2415. Bright sunshiny days.

4•14
2416. 3 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, 4 that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, (‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15‬:‭3-4‬ NIV) and thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
2417. Moonlit nights.
2418. Seeing birds that make interesting calls.

4•15
2419. 18 “ ‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD. (‭Leviticus‬ ‭19‬:‭18‬ NIV) yes. Thank you for reminding me.
2420. The way the Lord reminds me of who I am and how I should live my life; All by opening his word.
2421. That time I found my owl hat in the bag in the mailbox; from Galen.

Happy Easter!