Psalm 121 has been on my mind just now. I was imagining the hills around Geres, a national park nearby.
Here in Portugal September is very balmy, in that there is very nice sun, sometimes fresh rain. The hills of Geres are majestic, and covered in pines. When we look to them we get the sensation of rest, of freshness. Sometimes this landscape is a therapy which we come to the conviction that God is the source of our help. This only comes when we ” come away with the Lord.” The Lord wants us to come aside to rest in Him. There we feel His Goodness and His Love. Come aside