Thankful _ May21 _ May27

5•21
2527. 38For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans 8
2528. I doubted Robert could be saved today and you spoke to me through Pastor Brian when he said, plead for your son, your sister, your mom!
2529. Taking a day to sit still mostly.

5•22
2530. 5 This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. (‭1 John‬ ‭1‬:‭5‬ NIV) thank you for your light.
2531. Texas friends are coming to see me in November!
2532. Love. Love. Love. Half days!

5•23
2533. 2 “This is what the LORD says, he who made the earth, the LORD who formed it and established it—the LORD is his name: 3 ‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’ (‭Jeremiah‬ ‭33‬:‭2-3‬ NIV) I love you Lord!
2534. Bats 🦇 and baby bunnies 🐰 along the canal this morning 🙂
2535. Robert had a better day.

5•24
2536. 1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. (‭1 John‬ ‭3‬:‭1‬ NIV)
2537. The fish jumping in the Canal.
2538. When Robert makes dinner in the middle of the week and offers me food.

5•25
2539. 2 This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, (‭1 John‬ ‭4‬:‭2‬ NIV) yes and praise you Lord!
2540. Red Nose Day because it’s the one day it’s socially acceptable to be a 🤡
2541. 6 months since I broke my ankle. Being able to hike 14 miles in steep terrain. God is good!

5•26
2542. 3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, 4 for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 5 Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God. (‭1 John‬ ‭5‬:‭3-5‬ NIV) Your Word is a light for my soul.
2543. Heading to Flagstaff in 8hours to start my 3 day weekend!
2544. Missing a heavy holiday traffic.

5•27
2545. 3 Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Father’s Son, will be with us in truth and love. (‭2 John‬ ‭1‬:‭3‬ NIV) thank you Jesus!
2546. Even though we did not reach the sentiments of Humphreys Peak, We reached 3 miles and 10,375 feet in elevation.
2547. All the snow and hiking with Tamar.

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!