Psalm 42 (Psalms on the Trail)

  “As the deer longs for flowing streams, so longs my soul for you, O God. My soul thirsts for God , for the living God; when shall I come and behold the face of God”   Psalm 42:1-2   I took my dog Winnie on a day hike on the AT not too far […]

Psalms on the Trail

So I posted  how my plan to hike the Appalachian Trail across Virginia is a pilgrimage for me.  I also posted about figuring out meals to pack on the trail.  Maybe it is time to write more about the focus of this pilgrimage:  I want to stop, read and pray with a different psalm five […]

Some things are slow

Some things are slow.  Some things are simply better slow. Last spring I started day hiking the Appalachian Trail near my home in south central Pennsylvania.  I meet plenty of fast, jack-rabbit thru-hikers (Georgia to Maine in one trip) and enjoy my conversations with each of them.  They are serious, determined and focused.  I admire […]