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THE DESERT: WAITING FOR GOD

By: Felicia Silcox

“The desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly…. Waters shall break forth…. The burning sand shall become a pool…. A highway shall be there, and it shall be called the Holy Way.” (Isa. 35:1-2, 6-7, 8)

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y sister and I recently visited the remote, high-desert country of Nevada’s Red Rock Canyon. A surprising number of sightseers, cyclists and hikers filled the trails and observer turnouts, while climbers clung tenaciously to steep cliffs. The silence and breathtaking beauty of the rugged landscape drew me in, as desert places have drawn humankind since the beginning of time. In spite of my gnawing grief after losing a daughter to cancer, the peace of this mystical, wild place enfolded me.

John Moses, Dean of London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral, writes in The Desert: An Anthology for Lent that “fascination” with the desert “lies in the fact that it has nothing to offer,” but that it “speaks of the abandonment ofeverything in favor of nothing; or, to be more accurate, of the abandonment of everything in favor of God—and God alone.”

 

 

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