Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, … and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of fire from within a bush. Moses saw that though the bush was on fire it did not burn up.

Exodus 3:1-2

For 40 years Moses was taught by God to care for a flock of sheep in the wilderness, training for the next 40 years of leadership of his people. To a humble shepherd in such an unpromising place the God of glory revealed himself.

Daily Reading: Psalm 65