Category Archives: Travel

You get what you pray for

“When my father and mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.” Psalm 27:10 I was 19, newly born again. I loved my family so much, I immediately wrote to share the good news with them. I copied … Continue reading

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The Insanity of God (book review)

This may be the most important book for Christians in our times I have ever read, after the Bible. I appreciated everything about it except the sub-title, which should have been WHAT THE PERSECUTED CHURCH TAUGHT ME ABOUT FAITH– –because … Continue reading

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Welcome, Jersey and Macedonia!

Two new countries joined us today:  Jersey (the largest of the Channel Islands, between England and France) and the Republic of Macedonia, one of the Balkan nations in southeastern Europe (unless it is Macedonia, a region of Greece). Jerry and … Continue reading

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Declare His praise in the islands

Sing a new song to the Lord; [sing] His praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea with all that fills it, you islands with your inhabitants… Let them give glory to the Lord … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Johnny Reb’s (Day 23)

  Before we left Long Beach, we were telling the manager of our favorite BBQ place about our upcoming trip. He was enthusiastic, making us promise to bring back pictures. “If we can have one of your sacks with your … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Bulgarian double wedding (Day 20)

Vidin, Bulgaria. Jerry and I were sick; our colds had gone into bronchitis, with bone-shaking coughs, especially Jerry’s, which kept waking him up at night. In Belgrade, I had suggested we not go on the bus tour but he would … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN SOJOURN: Blade in mist (Day 19)

On our misty day cruising down the Lower Danube, Jerry took this shot of a lone and ghostly wind turbine on a cliff above us. When we got home and mentioned it to friends from Arizona, they described a semi … Continue reading

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