SURRENDER ON THE TRAIL
By Glenna Edwards
SURRENDER ON THE TRAILMay 30, 2021
Drive home with the Steam Team where the adventures do not stop. Hear how the ladies have been transformed by the trip and listen as they return to their given names.
Find out where the Steam Team sleeps for the night and join them in contemplating about the journey.
Songs and conversation in the Tap Room begin to bring this journey to a close.
The Steam Team become "trail angels" just before deciding where they will sleep tonight.
A shower has never felt so good, and guess who shows up at the Tap Room tonight?
Perhaps Stalker C and Sunshine Rat can find grooms to take home on this trip.
Special mention to Brieanna James who happened to sing in the Shenandoah National Park that evening.
Will this trail ever end? Surrender is dehydrated, dizzy, and determined to finish.
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Marriage potential radar goes off when the Steam Team meets certain people on the trail. Who will show up at the Tap Room party tonight? And, will the girls make it off the trail in time to be back at Big Meadow?
You never know who you might meet on the trail! This chapter shares about the time we met 80 year old identical twins who were hiking their last section of the Appalachian Trail. Cheers to you Elrose & Sue! You are heroes to adventurers everywhere.
To see their picture or a link to an article about them, check out this chapter on GlennaSEdwards.com.
EXTRA CONTENT D
It's ok to change your mind whether you tell anyone or not.
You do you.
The ladies admire one another for having good attitudes while completely melting down when separated.
The path becomes dangerous at the top of the mountain.
Extra Content C
Hi! I went to Santa Fe, New Mexico this week and saw the "Miracle Staircase" in Loretto Chapel. This extra content is about cool stuff I saw or learned along the way in Santa Fe, Albuquerque and Alamogordo, NM.
Staying in the cabin seems like a wonderful idea, but will Surrender and Stalker C be able to get any rest? That remains to be seen. And, will the Steam Team get out of the historic site before daybreak? No one wants to get Ted in trouble.
Surrender improvises how to clean up after an embarrassing moment. The Steam Team may have found miracle walls and a roof, but it remains to be seen if critters and creatures stay away overnight.
Hiking at this late hour in a storm is tough. Can the Steam Team pitch a ten in the mud and darkness? Maybe a miracle will happen. Listen and see how this turns out.
Is crossing the river the wrong choice? Will the Steam Team be lost in the dark soon? Check out Chapter Fourteen of Surrender On The Trail. To subscribe to the written version, please go to www.GlennaSEdwards.com.
Magic begins to happen on the trail in the form of peaceful moments, but soon the ladies are dealing with new issues like numb lady parts and bear scat on the trail.
Will SunFloJo go over the falls? Who will the Steam Team meet along their journey?
Join us on the trail!
When Surrender wakes up, she must make a decision. Will she continue the trail?
And if she continues, there are sure to be surprises along the way.
Surrender is in pain. Will she stay on the trail or find a place to hide out until the week is over?
Also, we learn that the younger girls might be open to meeting new love interests on this trip.
Watch out for whatever just slithered by Surrender's face while she sleeps!
Something slithers to greet Surrender and the day's hike is much longer than the girls anticipated.
Will Surrender keep going or is she calling it quits?
SunFloJo remembers the bear bells as the girls begin the trail officially. They meet a variety of people at the highest peak in Shenandoah National Park. When they've hiked more miles than anticipated, the Steam Team consider that they may be lost.
The girls finally meet Dick after an adventurous morning.
Surprises await the Steam Team at their first campsite, and they finally learn an especially important outdoor skill!
Extra Content B
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The girls are on the road and somehow make it safely to their destination. Along the way, a transformation occurs as they begin using their trail names.
In this chapter, final preparations come together and get these four ladies on the road!
They receive a set of reflective questions from a dear friend in envelopes to open along the journey.
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* This is a story of an overweight mom who ran away to be alone with God on a mountaintop only to discover she was being prepared for something much different in life than she had imagined.*
In this chapter, the trail group grows to become four women plus Flat Kevin. Glenna is studying what she will need to pack for survival, and she goes outside to practice hiking with the little time she has left before the trip. It might be too little too late for her stressed body, but she is determined to get away temporarily from the challenges of life that her family is facing.
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Surrender has become a theme in my life. If you're in the middle of enduring a hard time, maybe spend a few minutes with me thinking about what breaths of surrender might look or feel like.
Hi! CHAPTER TWO of Surrender On The Trail is about "getting ready" for the journey. I had to get honest with my family and friends. My days to prepare were few. Enjoy!
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WELCOME TO SURRENDER ON THE TRAIL: CHAPTER ONE.