January 31, 2020

* Living under the roofline is still is a little…confining. That’s all I have to say about that.

* The Biblical accounts of wilderness have always captivated me, and that was before I spent 4 years in the wilderness of Bastrop Federal Satellite Camp. I continue to believe I have yet to grasp much of what these stories have to teach me. In case you don’t remember, there’s the account in the book of Exodus of Moses’ escape from Egypt to the land of Midian, where he stayed for 40 years. Then he went back to Egypt to take the Israelites on yet another 40 year trek through the Sinai Peninsula. The gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke record Jesus’ 40 days in the wilderness, a time that shaped his life, ministry, and ultimately caused his death. Some might say that our own personal wilderness experiences are the result of sin. Others think of the wilderness as a place of temptation and/or scarcity. I guess that’s right, but I believe it's way more. It seems to me that the Biblical accounts of th...

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