Everyone knows of it. It is ubiquitous for volcanic eruptions in the world. Everyone has heard of the volcano, Mount Vesuvius, covering Pompeii with 19 feet (6 meters) of flowing ash, burying everyone and everything in AD 79. It was not truly searched until it was archeologically explored in early 1800s. The sheer size of the … Continue reading Pompeii – No Words are Adequate
“Italians make fun of everything – the Pope, business, family, and traffic. But never, never poke fun at food or soccer. That is sacred,” says Matteo, our guide from Collepino to Spello, Matteo kept us entertained with his take on Italian politics and life. “At least the professional crooks were smart when they ran the government. We … Continue reading Spello with Difficulty
“Strangers will stand and pasture your flocks foreigners will be your farmers and your vinedressers. But you will be called the priests of the Lord; you will be spoken of as ministers of our God. You will eat the wealth of nations, and in their riches you will boast.” Isaiah 51:5-6 NASB We met the Tour Director – Irene – with … Continue reading Tour Grouping
God’s voice thunders in marvelous ways;he does great things beyond our understanding.He says to the snow, ‘Fall on the earth, ’and to the rain shower, ‘Be a mighty downpour. So that everyone he has made may know his work, he stops all people from their labor. Job 37:5-7 NIV Snow season means exchanging my walking shoes for snowshoes … Continue reading Disappointment and Change
Job 38: 25-27 “Who cuts a channel for the torrents of rain, and a path for the thunderstorm, to water a land where no one lives, an uninhabited desert, to satisfy a desolate wasteland and make it sprout with grass?” (NIV) Hiking friends meet new friends hiking. Two ladies who had never met talked for two … Continue reading Lost and Tired on New Path
Psalm 147:16-18 He gives snow like wool; He scatters the frost like ashes.He casts forth His ice as fragments; who can stand before His cold?He sends forth His word and melts them; He causes His wind to blow and the waters to flow. (NASB) Castlewood Canyon State Park South of Denver Colorado Unprepared. No water. Not wearing the proper footwear. Not wearing insulated … Continue reading Unprepared – Lucky too…
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