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 […]

Read More Monday Window: Dominus Flevit Church

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 […]

Read More Sunday Trees: Biblical Trees

On the Hunt for Joy: Shades & Hues

Cee’s On the Hunt for Joy challenge continues with this week’s topic: color code. She says: This one is all about color and keeping the same color or hues together. Tip from Ingrid Fetell Lee: Color-code: Organizing by color brings instant harmony to your bookshelf or your closet. The best photos I’ve taken that are […]

Read More On the Hunt for Joy: Shades & Hues

L-APC: Organized Chaos in Egypt

When I saw that Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #88 had the theme of chaos, I immediately thought of Egypt… Egyptian roads are chaotic. Jokingly – but not really – locals will describe to you the beliefs of Egyptian drivers:  Speed limits are just suggestions. Lines on the roads are merely for decoration (really, no one pays much […]

Read More L-APC: Organized Chaos in Egypt