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In the Darkness of the Tomb, there Is Still Hope

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.

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The Vatican Museum, 2010.  One of the most conspicuous things to see in the Vatican Museum is right on the courtyard – that round ball called the “Sphere Within Sphere” (Sfere Con Sfera) and it was created in 1990 by Italian sculptor Arnoldo Pomodoro. 159 more words

{europe reflections} rome/vatican city

Rome was our first and favorite city in Europe. Rome is a force to be reckoned with. Rome, before we met in person was constrained in nifty pictures in textbooks and stories of its height and doom. 542 more words


Station Passiontide Tuesday I: Statio ad St Cyriacum

May our fasts be acceptable to Thee, O Lord,
and expiate our sins;
may they make us worthy of Thy grace,
and lead us unto life everlasting.

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ONE: ROME, Italy (Roma)

Roma! Our First stop in the country of love … 

Rome will Definitely challenge your lungs. This is meant to be explored by foot.
Yes you will get really tired and your legs will hurt, but in the end it’s all worth it!

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Wandering Wednesday - The Eyes of the Past

I enjoyed studying the multitude of statues that we encountered when we were in Italy – the craftsmanship was always astonishing. At one of the museum within the Vatican Museums, though, I found statues that were for the first time really. 72 more words