Caleb knew he couldn’t climb up the Cinder Cone alone.
“O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.”
—Psalm 34:3 KJV
“My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.”
—Psalm 34:2 KJV
“I will bless the Lord at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.”
—Psalm 34:1 KJV
As Moose lifted June out of the hidden oil seep, both hoped the birds and sea life would not discover the glucky mess.
“So they drew up Jeremiah with cords, and took him up out of the dungeon: and Jeremiah remained in the court of the prison.”
—Jeremiah 38:13 KJV
The silky fluff inside the fireweed seed pod inspired June to make a soft pillow to send to her far-away friend.
“For we have great joy and consolation in thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.”
—Philemon 1:7 KJV
Moose braved his dislike of wild onions for a romantic campfire supper near the Kobuk river.
“And he shall be unto thee a restorer of thy life, and a nourisher of thine old age: for thy daughter in law, which loveth thee, which is better to thee than seven sons, hath born him.”
—Ruth 4:15 KJV
Coloring Fun:Caribou care for you:Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska:Ruth 4:15.
Captivated by the rainbow trout’s stamina, Moose watched the fish navigate nature’s obstacle course.
“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.”
—Daniel 3:16-18 KJV
Coloring Fun:Hot water:Katmai National Park, Alaska:Daniel 3:16-18.
When “the big one” got away, Moose chose to feature his fishing socks in the photograph.
“And the Lord said unto him, Who hath made man’s mouth? or who maketh the dumb, or deaf, or the seeing, or the blind? have not I the Lord?
Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.”
—Exodus 4:11, 12 KJV
Moose and June watched as the arctic fox slept peacefully, despite evidence of wolves.
“And Caleb stilled the people before Moses, and said, Let us go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it.”
—Numbers 13:30 KJV
When June broke her leg, she gained strength in seeing the nurture of nature.
“So they sat down with him upon the ground seven days and seven nights, and none spake a word unto him: for they saw that his grief was very great.”
—Job 2:13 KJV