Posts tagged outdoors
Why do we feel closer to God in the wilderness?

When we look back through Scriptures we see God using the wilderness as a space in which He can communicate with His people. He called Abraham into the wilderness to tell him of His promises. He called Moses into the wilderness to manifest Himself through a burning bush. He called Elijah into the wilderness to speak through a gentle whisper. He called Jacob into the wilderness to speak to him through a dream.

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Camping: The Essentials

Camping, like other activities, has a small learning curve. If we aren't used to being without certain conveniences, we might find ourselves stumped over an ordinarily simple task. Here are a few of the essentials of camping to help you along.

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Camping 101

I woke up and groggily stepped outside of my room. As I opened the door I was immediately welcomed by a cool, fall breeze. My heart skipped a beat as the fresh air awakened my senses.

"YES!" I thought. "Fall is here."

And when fall is here, it means camping season is here. Warm fires, wool socks, black coffee (or not) and flap jacks - it's all a part of the magic of camping in Autumn. If you have never been camping, don't worry! I got your back.

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6 Reasons to Grab Your Sleeping Bag (if the thrill of adventure isn't enough)

Now that the cool weather is setting in, it's time to break out the sleeping bags and marshmallows. Camping has been a part of my life since childhood and I absolutely crave it. For a short time, as the dry, autumn leaves rustle beneath your feet, nothing else matters.

For some, however, they can't imagine why anyone would want to sleep on the hard ground, smell like smoke, potentially freeze at night and pee behind a tree. Allow me to explain:

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