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What Happened to the Shepherds' Fields?

Reality doesn’t always match our expectations.  I experienced this on our recent trip to Israel.  Oh, don’t get me wrong, our pilgrimage to the Holy Land was spectacular, the trip of a lifetime.  1,190 more words

Day Four - 14th June 2017 - Bethlehem

The Bible tells the story of how Mary and Joseph travelled to Joseph’s birth town Bethlehem for a census. Mary was heavily pregnant, but even though she was due to give birth at any moment, she made the uncomfortable long journey with her husband, riding a trusted donkey. 381 more words


Shabbat Shalom, Bethlehem and Jerusalem

Holy Lands Tour Day 3 – Bethlehem

Today we stood in a Bethlehem shepherd’s field beneath a fig tree and sang “Oh, Little Town of Bethlehem, and a few other hymns, and talked together about what it must have been like for the shepherds on the night of Jesus’s birth. 568 more words