Mountains, Montreat, Maggie Valley, and Making Memories

Rebekah and I made good time Tuesday, heading to our Western North Carolina retreat, so we decided to give our two eldest grandchildren their first taste of PC(USA) Valhalla. Yes, I'm talking about Lake Susan and the Montreat Conference Center just east of Asheville. At first David and Beks were like, "That's an interesting stone …

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I lift my eyes up to the hills…

I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. - Psalm 121 It's good to be back home... and to see some more progress in the kitchen renovations; but the beauty and the peace of the mountains is still working …

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Beautiful mountains, good people, and stewardship of our future

MONTREAT, NC: Rebekah and I up here in the Appalachians, enjoying a few days surrounded by the beauty of the mountains, the peace of a retreat center, and the gracious company of fellow-travelers in the journey toward what is being billed as, "The final third of our lives." Yes, that's right, we're finally putting our …

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