Gethsemane, Via Dolorosa, and Calvary

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This year, the Easter holiday takes on an even more special meaning for me and I’d like to share it with everyone. Those of you who have followed my stories may recall that, last summer, I was blessed with a trip to Israel. Having seen the location of Jesus’ last prayers with his disciples, to […]

Day Eleven: Relaxation

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Well, we still have three more days here in Israel but I’m sure glad that today was a “do nothing” day. So far, we have been all over Israel: Jersualem, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, Capernaum, Tiberias, Golan Heights, Mount of Beatitude, Netanya, Masada, Nazareth, Mount Carmel, Magdala, and I’m sure I’m missing some places (and probably […]

Day Two: Faces of Faith

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I was recently asked to submit a chapter to a book by Mark Miller. The book is about faith. My faith, the Amish faith, faith. Prior to leaving for Israel, I had completed the chapter. Now, having been to Israel, I have been hit by such a brainstorm about Faith (and yes, I capitalized it […]