Monday, May 4, 2015

Mountain hike!



Hello everyone. Hope you had a lovely day today.
 Here in my place, the sun is shining right now. Had been out for a little walk with my hubby again yesterday and it was very refreshing.

But I am going to talk about our mountain hike the day before yesterday.

Since it was cold although the sun was shining, I have to put on legwarmers.
Anyway our mountain hike began smoothly nice although very tiring. I had taken many pictures along the way, but the hike ended in nightmare when we get lost on the way back. 
I was very afraid and I felt that maybe we would sleep in the woods and freeze to death.  I prayed to God to show us the way, and after a more than hour walking He showed us a path leaded to the main road. 


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Here was the starting point. 

We were going to  Osplikammen. Highest mountain in our place with 5000 residents. Ca. 300 meter above sea level


Trolls along the path?


Please join us with the hike because it is going to be long

I love the green and the blue together

Now, we can see a valley

Beautiful clouds behind the trees

Nice to see the clouds on the ground too


The grass are not green yet here

We are getting closer

Just more valleys to cross over


A dead tree has its charm too


Two trolls?

More beautiful clouds


Be careful! The path is wet and muddy

Another troll? 

 We are getting nearer

Just some more valleys to go

Well, I believe you are tired now, so we take a rest.  Hope you come along again as we continue our journey .

Have you been to a mountain hike before and get lost?

Ending this blogpost with words to ponder:

Can we outgive God?

What does He wants from us?
 
Listening ears...an open heart...obedience and relationship.

What God gives in return?

Salvation...love.. forgiveness..mercy
...
courage...blessings...knowledge..wisdom..joy..peace..

endurance..patience...strength...guidance...eternal life
...
and the list goes on.

* Spirit of God, descend upon my heart:

Wean it from earth, through all its pulses move

Stoop to my weakness, mighty as Thou art,

And make me love Thee as I ought to love. - Croly

- If you are not close to God as you used to be...guess who 

moved.

JOY




20 comments:

  1. I love taking my nature walks, Joy, and your photos are so lovely! Thanks so much for sharing.

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    1. Thanks Linda. Yes, it is good to be out in nature;)

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  2. Beautiful photos.

    It must have been scary to feel so lost and not know the way home. I'm glad you stayed calm and God helped you both through it. Blessings. xx

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    1. Yes it was Joyful, but I am glad that God answered my prayer!

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  3. Katakot mountain hike pag nawala he he .... sana binaligtad nyo damit nyo ayon sa kasabihan : )

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    1. Sana nga no Edgar. Nakalimutan ko kasabihan eh and besides it was to cold to do that:)

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  4. I think it is very scary to feel lost and the only wise thing to do is pray to God for guidance and calm. The place is a very big place, can easily get lost.

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    1. Yes, He was and is a timely help;)

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  5. Thank you for sharing this walk. The pictures are very beautiful. Hugs!

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  6. Thank you for sharing this walk. The pictures are very beautiful. Hugs!

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  7. From Japan : Home from "Tateyama & Kurobe Alpine Route". I was surprised to travelers from many foreign countries.
    http://wp.me/p3YsMF-7j

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  8. JOY, I enjoyed hiking with you and i am not a bit tired!! Thanks for the great pics! Isn't is wonderful that God is our strength.

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  9. JOY, I enjoyed hiking with you and i am not a bit tired!! Thanks for the great pics! Isn't is wonderful that God is our strength.

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    1. Thanks Karen. You are welcome to join next time.
      Yes, it is so wonderful that God is our strength :)

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  10. Wonderful Joy but the best thing was that you did it with your husband. Now sit and enjoy a wonderful dinner with some wine and rest together. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

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    1. Thanks Paul. I had a wonderful time with my hubby too:)

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  11. Did you write this poem? It is wonderful!! I love it. A long hike for sure, and lots of really pretty and interesting things along the way. I think my favorites are the moss covered rock and the little creek. I am so glad God showed you a way out!

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  12. Hi Ginny, I wrote the begnning, but not the words in cursiv. I am glad you like the pictures.
    Yes, I was glad too that God showed us the way home:)

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  13. Boa tarde, sempre com fotorreportagens excelentes, as fotos são reveladoras das lindas paisagens e beleza.
    AG

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Thanks for dropping by and your comments are very well appreciated. It is like a cold glass water in a warm sunny day! Blessings.

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