Echoes From the Campfire

My God is all around me, in the sunshine, in the air, in the humming bees and whispering leaves and murmuring water.  I feel him everywhere, and in me, too!”              –Zane Grey  (Wanderer of the Wasteland)     “For it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.”              –Philippians 2:13(NKJV)———————–                   It is…

The Saga of Miles Forrest

It was late evening when the train pulled into the Durango station.  There was a problem with one of the cars and it had to be detached.  The problem was that there were few places along the way where the car could be taken off and left.  I didn’t figure there would be anyone at…

Echoes From the Campfire

The ‘what ifs’ of life can haunt a person.”               –Stephen Bly  (One Step Over the Border)     “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”              –Romans 12:2 (NKJV)————————–For the next few weeks I…

Coffee Percs

Coffee boiled in a pot in the corner of the fireplace.   The old man poured a cup of cold water in to settle grounds and brought the pot up to set it on the rough table.”              –Elmer Kelton (Llano River) Here we are, Pard.  I’ve got the coffee in front of me, back in the east…