I just re-read Mark 5:1-20 and got a fresh perspective on this account of one of Jesus’ healing miracles. In this passage, Jesus encounters a man possessed by demons who lives among the tombs. 281 more words
*The Tombs and the Blue Mosque – Istanbul*
A unique view out of the Window of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. The window was open so I used it :) The closest domes are the rooves of some of the tombs of the Ottoman Sultans, from around the 16th century , and the furthest is the dome of the "Blue Mosque". 20 more words
For this map I felt like channeling a bit of the Caves of Chaos, combined with a few classic tombs.
This stream-fed box canyon has been used as a sacred burial site of the Coalfoot Troglodyte clan for as long as they have recorded their history on their clay tablets. 317 more words
I woke to thoughts of France, perhaps because it’s Bastille Day. I miss long walks through Paris.
Twelve years ago I made a promise to myself that someday I’d stay in Paris for a month so I could enjoy my time instead of rushing through seven or nine days as I had twice before. 318 more words