Isaiah 26:7 | Level Paths

[I really liked this from Brent Haley’s “Human Effort” blog.  –LD]

Human Effort

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I enjoy hiking on mountain trails in search of new views or waterfalls. Just being out to get exercise with family in tow is part of the most important activities of life. I pray my children will fondly look back on these times and will desire to explore God’s creation when they come into their own. After miles of up and down on technical terrain one of the most enjoyable places of a hike is a level area of soft ground covered in pine. Usually this calm level area might be near a winding stream with plenty of smooth rocks to hold and throw. This section of the trail is perfect for a break and a place of rest to enjoy on an otherwise difficult trail.

I find that hiking is a wonderful analogy to life. Both are a journey. Both are more difficult if we try to forge our…

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About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “Isaiah 26:7 | Level Paths

  • thewhiterabbit2016

    My parents took us on a two week vacation each summer to Bass Lake, California to camp and water ski along with several other families that joined us each year. It gave me a great love for the outdoors. I have climbed Mt. Whitney (14,505 ft.), and I also have climbed to the Continental Divide in Colorado (close to 13,000 ft.). You can see the Milky Way as an experience that takes your breath away.

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