We drove in companionable silence most of the way. Photographing things that caught our attention, listening to Girl of the Limberlost, sipping our water - the endless highway ahead of us. When it began to clear I wasn't prepared for God's grace to flood over me, but it did.
A promise of His presence and protection. It was bright and big and full, and suddenly so was my spirit. Moses Lake came more quickly after that.
Then there were friends who wanted to get together, and business affairs to take care and, of course, the main reason we traveled over 3 mountain passes for 8.5 hours in the middle of winter...
My big brother, Kyle, was able to join us several days too. Including the night we arrived. His girl, Emily, snapped this photo.
It was a blessed time together. Just what I had prayed for. We'll be returning several times over the next few months. You can pray with us for continued safety and sweet times together.