For the second time, Laura and I were invited to Grand Camp with my brother and sister-n-law and five of their grandchildren. As it was the second time, several things can be said. We passed the first year test! And we love our great nieces and great nephew and the precious time shared during a week "at camp."
I place those words in quotations because they can mean different things. Camping can be used loosely to describe this year's outing. It was in a cabin in the woods near a lake with a dam and a cold river stream. However, the cabin was a very nice three bedroom rental house with a fully furnished kitchen. No tents. No cooking over an open fire, with the exception of the camp fire night. Dutch oven cobbler. Steaks and taters. Home made ice cream.
We ate. We played. We laughed. We hiked. We went swimming - numerous times. It was hot! Did I say, we ate! I hope to be invited to Grand Camp next year. It was fun. And it was with family. It is an exhausting week. And it is Sabbath rest!
Blessings to you all my friends as you take your Sabbath rest this summer. May the peace of Christ guide every step.
Along the Way
Author: Paul E Harris
Journal posts from a pastor and spiritual friend