Off to Manila


I leave this morning for Manila. The last time I was there, it was during a Typhoon and the water was up to your chest in some areas. I’m praying for calmer weather this week.

I’ll try to post a few pictures and thoughts in the evenings. Be well!

Cities in miniature

Rachel asked me last night if the background picture was from Israel.

It is indeed. While we were there, we went to a site called Beit She’an. At the top of the siteĀ  they had a scale model of how it would have looked in its prime. Something about that model captured my imagination. I was able to see the city all laid out in miniature beforehand. After that, as I walked through the ruins, my imagination brought to life the tall walls, the people shouting and selling wares on the main road, the smells of first century life. Continue reading