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A Love that Began on a Mountain Top

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325980
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t

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Title A Love that Began on a Mountain Top
Description I get a glimpge, perhaps of eternity," "I am lost in all of this. I feel small indeed," said Karen. "I know what you mean. From here we are insignificant and our cares and problems are of even less importance," said Fete with a faraway look in his eyes, "troubles that seem insurmountable at home are scarcely nothing from this view point. But come, I must get you home before dark. You may be stiff and sore after all this riding. A hot bath will be relaxing," Pete and his horse led Karen and Bess back to town. Then he helped her to the porch and to her crutch. He oade no physical advances toward her, knowing that if he did she would withdraw in her usual manner. "Thank you, oh thank you for this wonderful day," said Karen. "This I shall never forget. This world has no end of wonders to explore." As Pete left they both knew that their lives had met on a higher plane that day, a place beyond earthly cares, beyond physical weakness, beyond age lines, a place where mythical kraken emerging from surging seas could never reach to destroy their destiny. Karen felt as she did when she joined the church back in Denmark, when the spirit of the gospel was revealed to her, not to be denied. Peace filled her soul, self pity and bitterness were abated and her sense of abandonment faded. She saw her insistence on independence as what it was-a fear against relying on another person. Her crutch was her excuse to avoid this. She suddenly felt alone and incomplete. "When did this happen?" she asked herself. Was it when Pete left my crutch on the porch and showed me that I could rely on myself, and on hin? Was it as he took rae to that ledge and gave me a greater view and said it was a glimpse into the eternities, or was it when he told me his mother was also crippled, walked 128
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325861
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6cf9n7t/325861