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 11: The Garden Tomb, Christian Quarter, Israel Museum, & 9/11 Memorial

{Israel} Day 11: The Garden Tomb, Christian Quarter, Israel Museum, & 9/11 Memorial

The Garden Tomb Our final day in Israel started early in the morning with breakfast and packing our bags for the trip home. We then met and walked the short distance from our hotel to The Garden Tomb. Originally it was believed that the place of the tomb was in the spot that is now [...]

{Israel} Day 7: Mount of Olives, Church of All Nations, Western Wall, City of David National Park

{Israel} Day 7: Mount of Olives, Church of All Nations, Western Wall, City of David National Park

Mount of Olives Today we began with seeing Jerusalem from the top of the Mount of Olives and then making our way down what is known as the Palm Sunday Path towards the city. This route commemorates the path that Jesus took into Jerusalem when palm branches were laid down for him before his arrest [...]

{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 [...]

{Israel} Day 4: Mount Arbel National Park, Mount of Be Attitudes, Capernaum, Magdala, & Sea of Galilee

{Israel} Day 4: Mount Arbel National Park, Mount of Be Attitudes, Capernaum, Magdala, & Sea of Galilee

Mount Arbel National Park Today started out with the hottest, most strenuous activity of the entire trip- a hike on Mount Arbel National Park. The trail started at the top of the mountain, overlooking the Sea of Galilee, then we had to take a number of metal footholds down the cliff face of the mountain. [...]

The Alamo {Texas}

The Alamo {Texas}

San Antonio is home to five old missions...but by far the most popular and well remembered is The Alamo. This was originally known as Misión San Antonio de Valero and it was designed as a Spanish mission, serving those as missionaries bringing Christianity to the area. The mission became a working school offering education to [...]