Man Rescued in Nevada Desert

…”this desert landscape is the indifference manifest to our presence, our absence, our coming, our staying or our going.   Whether we live or die is a matter of absolutely no concern to the desert.”

–Edward Abby, Desert Solitaire

Charred Wood in the Nevada desertThis morning while researching desert maps I came across a headline: “Stranded Man Rescued After 10 Days in Nevada Desert, Friend Dies.”  I read the article and, being a frequent traveler in the Pershing County region of the Nevada Desert, could not help but be moved.  The men, who endured great hardships, earned my admiration for their courage.  I wondered if their courage was based on faith. Continue reading