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
Easter in the empty nest is much different than Easters in the past. A little night visitor reminded me. … More When the Ghosts of Easters Past Visit
There is nothing quite as beautiful as a lake as smooth as glass reflecting its surroundings. It makes me wonder — what are we reflecting? … More Reflections From Above On The Calm Below
What can we do about the violence of the recent mass murders in our country? I believe it is an issue of the heart. When people’s hearts change, their actions will follow. … More They Didn’t Deserve to Die Like That