Tales from the Great Adventure

a journal of living-like-we-mean-it, by Derek Maul

Your word is a lamp before my feet     and a light for my journey. – Psalm 119:105 One of the questions that constantly comes up when I talk about faith is, “How do I transition from someone who checks in with God once in a while, to a disciple who quite literally walks with Jesus?” It’s a …

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This is for those new to this site, or who missed last week’s series of posts from the Appalachian Mountains. The fall colors; the amazing views; the Blue Ridge Parkway; the community of West Jefferson. Here they all are – 68 pictures in chronological order. O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all …

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O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. – Psalm 8 I can’t imagine how Rebekah and I could possibly have picked a better week to be up here in the North Carolina mountains. Today we hiked Mt. Jefferson; and – when you add …

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I have to say that Assisi has become my favorite Italian town. The place is idyllic. Set into the side of the mountain; commanding spectacular views; anchored by the work of St. Francis on one end and the “Poor Clares” on the other; immaculately clean; overflowing with history, stories, piazzas, and cappuccino bars; full with interesting …

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