Walking on Thin Ice

As you have put your trust in Christ Jesus the Lord to Save you from the punishment of sin, now let Him lead you in every step.

-Colossians 2:6 NLV

In the fall of 1986, my cousin Peter, my brother, Johnny, and I decided to go caribou hunting by canoe and motor. The caribou had come close to the coast and we only needed a couple hours to go and come back before dark.

The weather was calm and clear. It took us no more than an hour to get to a good hunting location. We each shot a caribou and hauled everything to the canoe before dark.

Before long, we loaded everything into the canoe and were rea...