not quite at the top of the site of the Iron Age fort
in the Malvern Hills, Worchestershire.
so the silence was unbroken.
having got to the top,
sitting on the lower slopes of the huge mound
waiting for us when we return from our trip to the top.
There are few times in life, it seems to me,
when we are living with an un-interrupted view from the top,
where all is peace and radiant with beautiful horizons.
At the moment those closest to us are each caught up
in difficult and uncertain circumstances.
This week has been especially stressful.
thinking ruefully how much that has already been tested,
yet thankfully, wonderfully, held.
In the instant the thoughts and emotions formed, other words arose,
from Ps. 31:14-17