First, a disclaimer…I did not take any of these photos, but have linked to the websites they came from.
My friends here in Florida and I did a six-mile hike along a beautiful segment of the Florida trail today. I thought I’d bring you along, virtually, of course. We hiked with a group of folks from the local trail association, all were pleasant company.
On the way back, we stopped briefly at Lake Okeechobee, just to have a look-see. The most interesting bird I saw there was the common moorhen. Probably not so unusual down here, but if they are common in Michigan, well, I guess I’ve just not been very observant.
I was thinking about the notion of starting this little break even as the season of Lent is beginning. It may be that God is inviting me to fast from negativity rather than candy…and being out in nature goes a long way towards clearing the mind of some the difficult stuff of the past few weeks.