Today’s guest is Lauralee Bliss.  She’s the author of Mountains, Madness and Miracles: 4000 Miles Along the Appalachian Trail and Gators, Guts and Glory: Adventures Along the Florida Trail as well as numerous works of fiction.

We chat about her hiking adventures, history, and how hiking or just taking a walk can give God an opening to reveal something new to you.

Her new Podcast, Blissful Hiking Adventures, is now available now on the WhiteFire Podcast Network.


About Laurallee


Lauralee Bliss (trail name Blissful) is an avid adventurer, having hiked the entire Appalachian Trail twice from Georgia to Maine and from Maine to Georgia, one of only 25 women to accomplish this feat. Lauralee has also hiked numerous other trails including the Colorado Trail and the Florida Trail in 2018. She is a published author of twenty-five novels and novellas in both historical and contemporary with over 600,000 sold. Besides her love of hiking and writing a good book, Lauralee enjoys speaking about her hiking experiences, traveling to interesting places, and gardening. She makes her home in Virginia in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Interesting things from the Interview

Info About The Trails – Visit the websites for more information, maps and more.

Appalachian Trail Convervancy

Florida Trail Association

Go Take a Hike!

Lauralee wanted to end our talk today by asking each listener to go take a hike or even just a walk through the neighborhood and see what God might reveal to you along the way.