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Rain, Rain, Go Away….

“And Elijah said to Ahab, “Go, eat and drink, for there is the sound of a heavy rain.”” I Kings 18:41 NIV Our longest hike was to the town of Montefalco, Umbria.  Montefalco is visible anywhere in the Umbrian Valley because of its location.  The first settlers were named Umbri and Romans, Lombards, local merchants, later ruled it.  Then Continue reading Rain, Rain, Go Away….

Adventure: Accidents, Vipers and Wild Boars?

“You brood of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak what is good? For the mouth speaks out of that which fills the heart.”  Matthew 12:24 Eighteen of us loaded on a bus that took a windy scenic road to a small hamlet, population 6,500, Gualdo Cattaneo on the west side of the valley.  Our first hike started Continue reading Adventure: Accidents, Vipers and Wild Boars?

Only One Day in Rome

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.  And the peace of God, which surpasses all comprehension, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 NASB After a tour of the Coliseum, we started walking through Rome.  All the tourists must get very tiresome for the Continue reading Only One Day in Rome

Let the Games Begin Rome Coliseum

 “Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.” 2 Thessalonians 1:4 NIV The Rome Coliseum is Rome’s Number 1 tourist destination and the changes since my last visit in 1988 were astounding.  There were lines waiting to buy tickets to visit the Coliseum.  Most tours required Continue reading Let the Games Begin Rome Coliseum