Today’s wilderness wander began in lush deciduous forest by river’s roaring rapids . . . wound ever upward through silent, spruce scented boreal forest . . . finished 4,000 ft. above on alpine ridgeline, tinged with fall’s first reds.
Throughout life I’ve been blessed to travel and behold the wonders of 9 different countries on 3 different continents . . . yet . . awe-inspiring treks through Creation’s wilderness remains my favorite wonder genre.
“How great are the wonders God shows us! How powerful are the miracles He performs! Daniel 4:3
I M Blessed . . . May U B 2 + ^ Keep Looking Up . . . His best is yet to come!
It’s now dark by midnight in the Last Frontier as each day shortens by about 5 1/2 minutes, but the endings are spectacular beyond words! Here’s tonight’s11:30 PM finale masterpiece viewed from our deck.
“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of His hands“. -Psalm 19:1
+ ^ Keep Looking Up . . . His best is yet to come!
Fireweed is named for its ability to rapidly colonize areas burned by fire. The poppy is a symbol of remembrance, and hope for a peaceful future.
Wandering the woods today my thoughts drifted into a muddled ambivalence. Past fires have regretfully scorched areas of my life … yet . . . I’m forever grateful having been mercifully spared, anticipating a forever peaceful future.
Flowers produce smiles, and smiles lift spirits. Native fireweed and poppy blooms lifted mine today.
“... I am going to prepare s place for you …” – John 14:2 + ^ Keep Looking Up . . . His best is yet to come!
Calm/Swift . . . Clear/Muddy . . . Turbulent/Tranquil . . . water is a metaphor of life.
Such were where my thoughts drifted on today’s wilderness wander pondering the day when, with those gone before me, I will forever contentedly wander beside the river of “pure . . . clear as crystal “ waters. – Revelation 22:1
Three days of rainy weather tends to dampen one’s spirits. Three days of rainy weather aboard a friend’s boat, rocked to sleep each night on gentle waves, encircled by the magnificent wonders of Prince William Sound’s lifts one’s spirits. Top it off with a stringer of sockeye salmon, and . . . Life is Good! These pictures are proof positive. I M Blessed . . . May U B 2