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Camping in Faith

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For me, a place to worship is as important as that perfect campsite. While driving towards Hot Springs National Park under ominous lighting storms, my family and I found a campsite that provided rest and a whole lot more. The rains receded and the darkness fell to light which made setting up for base camp a lot easier.  After drying off most of our soaked gear, my wife prepared the kitchen for another tasty camping cuisine. In turn, I searched for a place to worship.  For Sunday was right around the corner and we had lots to be thankful for. After a satisfying supper, it was easy to see that our find was a gem!  With its bubbling clear brook and mist permeating from the mountainous hiking trails, Gulpha Gorge Campground was faultless.  Quintessentially, the find of an 1870 church known as Saint Mary of the Springs set in motion our commitment to attend mass Sunday morning. But first, we had to get out and explore!  Connecting with nature is connecting with our Creator, even wh