We weren’t willing to part with our drinking water to win the prize and this got me thinking about something Jesus said:
‘The Kingdom of Heaven is like a merchant on the lookout for choice pearls. When he discovered a pearl of great value, he sold everything he owned and bought it!’
How much is God’s Kingdom worth to us?
So, we walked down a narrow path, scrambled along a steep riverbank and then we found this tube behind a tree. Upon reading the instructions, we realized that we needed 2 litres of water which was unfortunate because we only had 1 1/2 litres and that was our drinking water for the walk.
If we were hardened geocachers I guess we would have used our drinking water to try to retrieve the cache and once we had used this water the river was only a short distance away. We could have filled our water bottles with water from the river and poured more in. I guess we aren’t hardened geocachers because we kept our water and we were glad that we had it to drink over the next 6 miles that we walked.
Geocaching involves finding something that is hidden and at this one the cache is in a container that floats. To retrieve…
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