Final day in Arizona a joy with cartloads of sunshine and a final revisit to our Phoenix haunts.
Sabbatical Day 15 – 9th Day of Advent – (Oak Creek Canyon), Sedona, Arizona
A great day of exploration with Jill. A bald eagle lofted above us in silence on a pine ridge over Oak Creek – remarkable.
Sabbatical Day 11 – 5th Day of Advent – Carefree, Arizona
A full day of sun, silence, rest, and refreshment.
Sabbatical Day 10 – 4th Day of Advent – Carefree, Arizona
A day of good walks and temperatures rising!
Sabbatical Day 9 – 3rd Day of Advent – Carefree, Arizona
A pleasant day to soak up sunshine and listen to the desert birds sing.
Sabbatical Day 8 -2nd Day of Advent – (Phoenix) Carefree, Arizona
Arrival back in Phoenix with a view to our old home and the still thriving congregation, then sunset in peace with Jill at Carefree’s Spirit in the Desert Lutheran Retreat Center.
Sabbath Day 7 – 1st Sunday of Advent – Libertyville, Illinois
Sabbath day of prayer filled with gratitude and expectation. Advent begins.
Sabbatical Day 1 – 211th Day after Pentecost – Libertyville, Illinois
A grey, restful day – perfect for pumpkins … and doughnuts …