Get outside and hike

Arches National Park.

“Listening to that voice with great inner attentiveness, I hear at my center words that say: “I have called you by name, from the very beginning. You are mine and I am yours. You are my Beloved, on you my favor rests. I have molded you in the depths of the earth and knitted you together in your mother’s womb. I have carved you in the palms of my hands and hidden you in the shadow of my embrace. I look at you with infinite tenderness and care for you with a care more intimate than that of a mother for her child. I have counted every hair on your head and guided you at every step. Wherever you go, I go with you, and wherever you rest, I keep watch. I will give you food that will satisfy all your hunger and drink that will quench all your thirst. I will not hide my face from you. You know me as your own as I know you as my own. You belong to me. I am your father, your mother, your brother, your sister, your lover and your spouse . . . yes, even your child . . . wherever you are I will be. Nothing will ever separate us. We are one.” Henri J. M. Nouwen, Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World

2 responses to “Get outside and hike”

  1. Cool photos. Did you just go there? Doug and I want to see it at some point.

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    1. We were there in late October – early November. A little chilly but not bad. The tourist crowds were very manageable. A good time to visit.

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