Monday Window: Dominus Flevit Church

(Visited January 13, 2019) This little “teardrop” Catholic church outside the walls of Old Jerusalem is called Dominus Flevit, which means “The Lord Weeps,” representing Jesus weeping about the future destruction of Jerusalem. Here is the same window from the inside, framing old Jerusalem with the Golden Dome as a recognizable landmark. The church is […]

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SYW: On Parental Discipline, Time Wasting, Braces, Pizza Boxes, and the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s time for a new set of questions from Melanie’s Share Your World. Questions: On A Scale Of 1-10, How Strict Were Your Parents? This is relative. My parents were not strict in the sense that they never used corporal punishment (except one of the few times that my dad got angry, he chased me […]

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Sunday Trees: Biblical Trees

Last year on our trip to Israel, we visited the Garden of Gethsemane, where we saw centuries-old olive trees. Olive trees don’t grow super tall – they just seem to get more gnarly with age! This massive olive tree, now protected by a fence, is the tree against which Jesus prayed in the Garden of […]

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