Tag: mt. whitney

To Climb to the Heights

“Those who would climb to a lofty height must go by steps, not leaps.” – St. Gregory the Great

All is Alive

The earth is a living thing. Mountains speak, trees sing, lakes can think, pebbles have a soul, rocks have power. – Henry Crow Dog

Looking into the Deep Landscape

While we cry ourselves to sleep, gratitude waits patiently to console and reassure us; there is a landscape larger than the one we can see. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual Point of View

The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective. – Al Neuharth Mt. Whitney is definitely not a molehill (at 14,505 feet). But from this perspective at Trail Camp (@12,000 feet), it is difficult to perceive that it really is that tall….

Advent Teaches Us to Wait

Sister Joanne Cullimore’s watercolor of Mt. Whitney, named Whitney Portal, speaks to our hearts as Isaiah does in today’s reading for the Second Wednesday of Advent. Waiting on God brings us strength . . . the strength of these granite mountains, created by our…

Climbing the Summits – within – to Find God

In the summer of 2003, Sister Abby Newton and I went on a trek with a friend (that I just saw recently), Carolyn Mucelli. Because of timing and other issues, we never made it quite to the tippity-top of Mt. Whitney, the highest peak…