Friday, May 26, 2017

A Most Beautiful Church

Lake Taggart at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming

When traveling, I've always enjoyed the majesty and mystery of the many churches built throughout history; soaring arches and ceilings, carefully considered lighting in sync with seasonal rhythms, and the various carvings, stained-glass windows, and statuesque tributes.

Saint Augustine - Minster, Ohio
My memories are chock full of photo snippets from Churches in England, France, Sweden, New York, and even my hometown church of Minster Ohio.

However, none of those memory snippets compare to some of the outdoor location memories where my heart felt an overwhelmingly strong message that I was, at that very moment, in "the" Church of God and so very close to our Father.

As a Boy Scout, I first experienced a wilderness version of...