Echoes from the Campfire

Every human being had to stand on his own feet and reach wisdom by his own errors and tears.”
–Ernest Haycox  (Saddle and Ride)

“There below me I could see that you had sinned against the LORD your God.  You had melted gold and made a calf idol for yourselves.  How quickly you had turned away from the [trail] the LORD had commanded you to follow!”
 –Deuteronomy 9:16 (NLT)