Mr. Whiskers has a new house buddy at Beech Croft. What would happen to him posed the trickiest question when I began to consider a brief transfer to Colorado. In less than 24 hours of my return home I connected with Jayne and she agreed to move in and look after him. Before he met her he would have come along for the adventure. Once he realized she would cater to him and that cat-loving grand kids were part of the arrangement, all was well. He's not a big fan of change.
And a major change it is! The area of Pike's Peek boasts several more thousand feet of elevation than is the case in southern Ontario. Aspen Cottage is surrounded by pine trees and, of course, aspen. Horses neigh and whinny in the field across the lane. (Mr. Whiskers has only seen horses on TV.) With no street lights, moon and stars are brilliant in the night sky.
The mountains and forests are magnificent, but getting to know amazing individuals from very diverse backgrounds ranks much higher on the plus list for me, and the best is definitely yet to come. Classes begin tomorrow.
In Matthew 13:23 the Lord Jesus explained the parable of the sower. "But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces; some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty." (NKJV) When I left Ontario at the beginning of the week, the fields of corn and soybeans looked great. I hope for abundant heart growth during these next months that my life may produce a hundredfold of whatever Father God desires to bring forth in and through me.