Christmas, The Great Adventure

A re-blogging of a previous post. The advent of our Savior is truly a great adventure.  “Advent” is the root word for adventure, giving the impression of the arrival or appearance of something risky and wondrous.  The Advent we celebrate has a wild and risky edge to it, because our God has always chosen wildness …

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The Sadistic Plan of the Elks, Part 1

Apparently, I miscalculated the amount of liquids I needed to drink while hiking six miles at 10,000 feet in elevation.  Some problem with estimating how much liquid I would expirate while gasping and wheezing uphill at that elevation, I suspect.  This miscalculation would come back to haunt me in the middle of night.  It would …

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