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A Little More Tea?

“Will you not have a little more tea?” “Thank you,” said John, ” but if you can give me some directions, I think I would like to continue my journey.” CS Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress It’s awfully tempting at times … Continue reading

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A Great Company of Other Pilgrims

“Then I saw that they were received into a great company of other pilgrims…” CS Lewis, The Pilgrim’s Regress On our way out of Toledo, Corpus Christi celebrations were in full swing. What a send-off!

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“I am on a Pilgrimage. I must admit now that you press me. I have not a very clear idea of the end. But that is not the important question. These speculations don’t make one a better walker.” CS Lewis, … Continue reading

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I stopped in at Klein Nursery on my way home last week to pick up 4 more blueberry plants and a purple lilac. The owners sound German or Dutch and love what they do. As she hefted a shrub from … Continue reading

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Doesn’t spring just make your feet itch? Not literally, of course, but almost. I revisit photos of my European adventures, I dream of tropical islands with beaches that stretch on forever and azure landscapes with gentle waves and warm winds. … Continue reading

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Under the Canopy

Oh, it’s fall! The rains have come and the branches hang low while I take my daily walks under their canopy. Classes have begun and I am neck-deep in exegesis, shaking the mist off my Greek and Hebrew — strolling … Continue reading

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A Rare Specimen

While vacationing on Oahu a few years ago, my husband and I picked up a trail book at Barnes and Noble because we wanted a closer look at the volcanic wild. The book suggested a trailhead in an upscale subdivision … Continue reading

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I’ve been in the Sinai desert twice in my lifetime. The first was in spring of 1979. It was a pilgrimage of sorts where I and 2 friends camped on the beach of the Red Sea. We worked hard at … Continue reading

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Journey of the Heart

Journeying is a good metaphor for a lot of life’s little ploddings. For example, I’m in the process of learning to paint and was delighted to find a high school classmate who offers beginner watercolour classes on Gabriola Island. One … Continue reading

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West Berlin and Wittenberg

Tickets were booked months ago for entrance into the Reichstag, Berlin’s Parliament and seat of democracy. The building is an architectural wonder — steel and glass with the best use of natural resources depicting openness in design and structure. That … Continue reading

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