The Valley of Desolation

We spent this Wednesday of Holy Week hiking in the Valley of Desolation. I suppose this makes a certain amount of sense.

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In case you are wondering, the Valley of Desolation is in Camdeboo National Park in South Africa.

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I couldn’t help but use the time for reflections on Passiontide. I won’t bore you with them except to say that the extraordinary landscape of the Karoo seemed sublimely uninterested in my gratuitous theological reflections.

I rather think this blesbok’s expression at my presence in his home spoke more truth.

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What are you doing here?

 

 

 

 

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