Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sojourn to the Holy Land

A man practices the art of adventure when he breaks the chain of routine and renews his life through reading new books, traveling to new places, making new friends, taking up new hobbies and adopting new viewpoints” ~Wilfred Peterson
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Sanctuary of Our lady of Fatima

 Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes

Nearly a year ago we were on pilgrimage to Portugal, Spain and Lourdes.  I didn't think I could be more excited about a trip than I was for that one, but I was wrong.  I'm really excited about this sojourn.

I'm nearly organized.  Getting things together I want to be sure we take with us.  You know, the passport, tickets, tour book, lenten reading and, of course, the knitting.  These are LONG flights and this is a way to relax.  Then, our kids surprised  us with the most beautiful prayer shawl and yarmulke for our trip to the Western Wall in Jerusalem.  Oh my, yes I am excited.

Thanks be to God!


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  1. It will be so exciting to read of your new adventures! Bon Voyage!

  2. Bon voyage et au revoir.

    Pray for us.

    God bless.

  3. Sounds exciting, looking forward to seeing and hearing more about your trip soon.
    Travel safe and happy landings.

  4. Have a wonderful trip! I'll be thinking of you!

  5. Exciting! Enjoy your trip.

  6. A beautiful Mosaic Monday to you

    much love...

  7. What an exciting trip to embark upon. You'll see so many sites that you've read about in the Bible. Everyone I know who has been to the Holy Land has returned with great things to say about it.

  8. Oh my! It will be a memorable trip. I'm so glad you are's something we would all love to do some day! Hugs, Diane

  9. I'm excited for you - a dream trip. Can't wait to see your photos.

  10. So exciting! I know you can't wait!

  11. Safe travels! Will look forward to pictures.

  12. How exciting for you and what an adventure! Enjoy ^_^

    Happy Week to you,
    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

  13. What a wonderful trip to take during Lent - I think I would probably be more emotional than I could handle ... take tissues!

    P.S. Thanks for adding me to your blog roll!

  14. Have a wonderful and safe trip, Cathy! I look forward to hearing all about your journey when you return


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