As far as the calendar is concerned there are four seasons, but in the desert, seasonal variant is not a pendulum given to sway. It's range, in temperature and color, is subtle at best. The desert valley has a beauty of it's own, but you mustn't look too closely, lest you get poked. So, when I was young, I would look to the mountains and pine away, for a life lived on mountain tops.
No, my strength comes from God,
who made heaven, and earth, and mountains.
your Guardian God won’t fall asleep.
Not on your life! Israel’s
Guardian will never doze or sleep.
right at your side to protect you—
Shielding you from sunstroke,
sheltering you from moonstroke.
He guards you when you leave and when you return,
he guards you now, he guards you always.