It’s the season of Lent, a time to reflect on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus and to prepare our hearts for Easter. This year is special for me because of my recent visit to the Holy Land. … More One Way I’m Preparing My Heart For A Happy Easter
Did you ever think about the traditions in our lives? A recent church service about a month after a trip to Israel got me thinking about the power of traditions. … More Thinking About Traditions Thousands of Years Old
I felt a whole range of emotions on our recent trip to the Holy Lands. Awe, joy, sorrow, peace. A few places surprisingly made me feel uneasy. Read about one such creepy place here. … More Places That Make You Feel Uneasy
Sometimes your expectations of a place are not accurate. Places you think will be emotionally moving don’t always live up to that expectation but then places you didn’t even imagine illicit a strong emotional response. This is the story of one of those places. Welcome to Magdala. … More Is Your Name On The Column?
Reality doesn’t always match our expectations. I experienced this on our recent trip to Israel. Oh, don’t get me wrong, our pilgrimage to the Holy Land was spectacular, the trip of a lifetime. It was just one particular site that left me wanting. Shepherds’ Fields ? One of the things I looked forward to the most … More What Happened to the Shepherds’ Fields?
Have you ever come across a question so simple that you just had to stop a ponder it? Here is an example of one close to my heart. … More A Simple Question That is Difficult to Answer
Today’s royal wedding was spectacular, as all the royal weddings have been. But it pales in comparison to an even greater celebration coming up in the future. … More Reflections on the Royal Wedding and a Look Into the Future