Gratitude and Miracles With the Lady of Aparecida {Brazil}

Gratitude and Miracles With the Lady of Aparecida  {Brazil}

This week people across the states will celebrate Thanksgiving. Originally this day was created with the pilgrims that crossed the Atlantic and arrived safely on the shores of a new land of opportunities. They would not have survived in that new land without the generosity and guidance of the Native Americans that were there. And [...]

{Israel} Day 6: Temple Mount, Muslim Quarter, & Church of the Holy Sepulchre

{Israel} Day 6: Temple Mount, Muslim Quarter, & Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Temple Mount & the Dome of the Rock Today brought us to Temple Mount. We walked through the old city of Jerusalem and made our way up to the top of Temple Mount, passing over the men's section of the Western Wall on our way. Temple Mount is where three of the world's greatest religions [...]

Hall of Miracles-Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida {Brazil}

Hall of Miracles-Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida  {Brazil}

This week we celebrate Thanksgiving. And while for many Thanksgiving is a day about family, food, pie, football, parades, and shopping- at the heart of this day is the reminder to be grateful for all we have. In thinking about gratitude and giving thanks, my mind keeps going back to when I got to visit [...]