• A Restful Day Away
The lure of some fresh air, a wonderful sunny day and thought of jumping into a warm jacuzzi was just too inviting. It was another restful day away. I tried to avoid much of the Friday night traffic, but I caught some anyway. I settled in, for what promised to be, a restful day on Saturday, which it has been. I even managed to find my way to the jacuzzi after all, how refreshing. I even worked in a little nap. I tend to get some writing done here in this rather quiet, at times, almost empty gated community.
There are 144 condo units here…
Those who live here are much in the minority. Most owners come in from Los Angeles for just a week or a weekend, so not many are here normally, except holidays. There are some “snow birds” who come here for the winter, often for a few months and then return north when it’s warmer there. So this is an ideal place for the person who needs a little quiet time to be left alone with their thoughts and prayers. I sure enjoy every visit that I get to come here, even if it is only for one day. It helps me recharge. I often wonder how different my first thirty years of ministry would have been, if I had discovered just how helpful this “monthly retreating” would be to my personal life. I have been coming here for almost four years now (four years in Feb). I still enjoy coming here for a little time away.
I had to leave early on Sunday morning to make it to Lancaster for a speaking engagement. The early morning sunrise creates a reddish look to the mountains in Palm Springs. A visual treat for the early riser.