Echoes From the Campfire

Men who live always in cities rarely notice the sky.”              –Louis L’Amour (Catlow)     “But when these things begin to take place, straighten up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”              –Luke 21:28 (NASB)————————–Have we lost our perspective, our sense of direction?  Do we even have a sense of eternity anymore?  John Piper stated,…

Echoes From the Campfire

Hardship was healthy; most people did not enjoy enough of it for their own good.”              –Elmer Kelton (Stand Proud)     “You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.”              –2 Timothy 2:3 (NKJV)———————–If my Mom had been alive she would have exclaimed that last week was “colder than the dickens!”  I had an inkling of…

The Saga of Miles Forrest

The tracks were open to Silverton and I found out from Charlie Gold that his new deputy, Mateo Ramirez, was heading up to get a feel of the place.  He was waiting on the platform when I approached.    “Mind some company?” I asked slapping him on the shoulder.    “Not at all,” came his reply.  “Come on, let’s…

Echoes From the Campfire

Standing before the mirror I looked at myself, seeing the old scars, marks of old wounds…”              –Louis L’Amour  (Mojave Crossing)     “As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him.”              –Colossians 2:6 (NKJV)———————–There are so many lessons in the Word of God.  Many things we cannot understand, many things we do not want to…