Echoes From the Campfire

Anger and hate are strong forces, but they can also cause failures in judgment.”              –Lou Bradshaw  (Rubio II:  The Man)     “Thus they have rewarded me evil for good, And hatred for my love.”                –Psalm 109:5 (NKJV)—————————Is it a sinister ploy, or is it because the world is insane?  “Christmas is probably not gonna be possible” this…

Echoes From the Campfire

If it weren’t for the ugly an’ the evil, we wouldn’t know the beautiful an’ good.”              –Zane Grey  (The Mysterious Rider)     “Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and depart from evil.”              –Proverbs 3:7 (NKJV)————————-I was in the ol’ steel mount the other day.  Some of my best pondering and philosophyzing is done…

The Saga of Miles Forrest

It was beginning to snow as I entered the restaurant of the Grand Hotel.  Reverend Chapman was already seated, waiting for me.  I hadn’t seen Langston, but then again, we hadn’t made any plans to be with each other.  Langston went his way, I went mine.    “I just arrived, Marshal,” said the preacher joyfully.  He seemed…

Echoes From the Campfire

During every moment, walking or sleeping, we are vulnerable…I could die tonight…tomorrow.”              –Louis L’Amour  (Mojave Crossing)     “If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.”              –Romans 14:8 (HCSB)———————Maybe these words from John I. Durham is a good place…