Religion and Spirituality

The Cowboy Prayer Rock

I LET MY SADDLE FALL, MY WEARY HORSE I TEND, DEAR LORD I HEAR YOU CALL, FOR I’VE REACHED THE END. Poetic and unsettling, what’s known as the Cowboy Prayer, reads more like a lament. Permanently transfixed along the divide between civilization and the Prescott Wilderness, sewn into a large boulder and overlooking a small …

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The Cross Of Santa Ana, Superior, Arizona

This cross proudly stands atop the hills overlooking the small Arizona town of Superior. Around the time of its creation, much of the town’s residents were devout Catholics. So, on May 3rd, 1936, a group of miners set out to construct this monument overlooking their homes and workplaces, to be blessed by a town priest, …

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