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Seeking a Divine Encounter

Retreating to the Mountain  to Meet with God I recently had the chance to do some hiking in Nevada, in the breathtaking Red Rock Canyon. I love to hike, and the mountains are my happy place. When life gets overwhelming, and the desire to step away hits, it’s the mountains I see in my mind’s eye. Those mountains are usually covered in trees, so these desert mountains were new and amazing. There is something about looking at a mountain that puts life in perspective. Perhaps it’s the size of them – it highlights just how small I am in the great, big world. I can’t look at a mountain without a flood of thoughts about God. Awe that He created them. Amazement at the beauty God placed in our world. Reverence that the same God who created them created me.  There are so many Scriptures that mention mountains... I lift my eyes up to the mountains – where does my help come from? (Ps 121:1) Though the mountains be shaken, and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken n