Desert Therapy

I was feeling rather unsettled about some things last week. After running some errands, I headed toward the mountains. Turns out that was just what I needed.

It’s a place where I can listen and learn.

The beauty is unmistakable, thorns and all.

It is a place of resilience.

It is ancient.

There is life and death, and beauty in both.

I hope today that you will be able to find a place that restores your soul. A place where you can listen and hear the whisper of God.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing adult kids, and a former librarian. I love making everything from traditional quilts to art quilts. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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10 Responses to Desert Therapy

  1. So beautiful
    and so amazing that its the desert – but there is green. So glad you could get there!

  2. Jean says:

    Quite the forest of cacti you have there. Out away from the maddening crowds.
    . .. crowded thinking, crowded living, out to where nature can whisper and we are finally able to hear. I pray the message you got was good. Keep listening to the whispers of our Lord.

  3. quiltipatti says:

    thank you for sharing your desert pictures with us. they speak to me. it’s always been a place i’ve wanted to be but have not even visited. i can look at your pictures and find my alone time. thanks again. patti in florida

  4. Sandi says:

    I’m glad you had this wonderful adventure to soothe your soul. I like to sit by water and just listen to the sound. Hugs,

  5. lois92346 says:

    Time alone in nature is good for the soul. I hope to find some time in the sunshine right in my own back yard today. I’m recovering from Covid and pneumonia. It’s been a long haul so far but I’m doing well.

  6. Docia Harrell says:

    How cool for you. I just l9ve your stories and quilts!!!

  7. Anita Segers says:

    Thank you, it’s been a hard week. Gods not giving up on me & I’m not giving up on Him.

    Sent from my iPad

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  8. Dotti in CT says:

    We all need some quiet reflective time in this chaotic world. Glad you recognized the need. Though for me that HD would scare the heck out of me. Braver girl than I.

  9. abydolinger says:

    Thanks for sharing pictures of God’s beautiful nature in AZ!

  10. Marilyn says:

    Is that your bike? Lucky you..
    Your pictures are beautiful.. everyone needs a place to chill out. I have even used a bathroom..5 minutes alone and in quiet place. Till the cats realize I am missimg..

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