“We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; and it is in the unclouded night-sky, where His worlds wheel their silent course, that we read clearest His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence.” Charlotte Brontë in Jane Eyre.
three quick comments about the trip:
1. if there is snow on the ground, don’t think the lake is warm enough for swimming
2. be careful on the way down or you’ll slip, fall, ruin your tights, and cut your knee up
3. God makes pretty things