There are four general geologic layers in the canyons of West Texas. In Palo Duro the Quartermaster, the oldest layer is about 250 million years old. The Tecovas is about 200 million years old, the Trujillo comes in at 180 million years, give or take, and the Ogallala is the youngest at 2-10 million years.
In this picture of Caprock Canyon, you can see the years and years of layering with beautiful coloring
Our lives are layers and layers of sediment. Our foundation needs to be strong to hold all that life throws our way.
“Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house, but it did not fall, because it had been founded on the rock. And everyone who hears these words of mine and does not do them will be like a foolish man who built his house on the sand. And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and beat against that house, and it fell, and great was the fall of it.”
Isaiah 28:16, Therefore thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: ‘Whoever believes will not be in haste.’
Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving. Colossians 2:6-7
In May, we will have spent 44 years together. Our family was talking about how rare it is that on both sides of our family, parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and even great-great-grandparents had Godly foundations for marriage survival.
Yes, life is not always layered evenly. Often there are rocks that slip under our feet. It is important that we always remain steadfast in our faith, standing firm on the solid Rock, Jesus Christ.
Fresh Find: Nice plant stands!