Category Archives: Israel

Christmas 2013

I love Christmas! I love decorating for Christmas! It’s a lot of work and it takes me days to get it right and get it done! I’m not done yet… Our Christmas tree is hard to get a good picture … Continue reading

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Our Dream Fulfilled

Way back in early 1959 as Jerry and I were dreaming of our lives together, I said I wanted us to travel the world, like my parents had done!  Jerry stated, in a matter of fact tone, that first of … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 21 Reflections

Our trip to Israel was an experience we’ll never forget. This is a picture of the Garden of Gethsemane. Just look at the size of those trees! I wonder how old they are?! I couldn’t help but think of Jesus praying … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 20 Jerusalem

This was a wonderful day! Pic 1 is Jerry and me at the Mount of Olives! You can see it overlooks Jerusalem. Pic 2 is the Place of the Skull where many believe Jesus was crucified. Luke 23:32-34a says: When … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Jerusalem Part 19 Menorah

Menorah (Temple) – a seven-branched lampstand used in the ancient Tabernacle in the desert and Temple in Jerusalem, … You can see how large this Menorah is by Megan standing beside it!

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Travel Log # 7 Jerusalem Part 18 Holocaust Museum

We went to visit the Jerusalem Holocaust Museum. A very sad time. I’m only posting two pictures here. I have several more. One building is a memorial for the children who died during the holocaust. It’s filled with mirrors thousands … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 17 Jerusalem 1998

Jerusalem was a fascinating city. The old and the new. Pic 1 Zion Gate, bullet riddled from the six-day war.  Pic 2 Damascus Gate. Pic 3 is a man dressed like David and playing a harp like David! Pic 4 is The … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Jerusalem Part 16 1998

Jerusalem. There is so much to say about Jerusalem, it’s mind boggling. I’m going to only write a little of the most impressive parts to me. Here we were at the The Western Wall. (Ha-Kotel Ha-Ma’aravi)  the holiest of Jewish sites, sacred … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Israel Part 15 Bethlehem

It was very exciting to actually be in Bethlehem. But it was nothing like what I pictured from reading in the Bible. Everything is so commercialized today. A church has been built over the place where the stable was. I understand … Continue reading

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Travel Log # 7 Part 14 Jordan River, Baptized 1998

Baptism is an outward expression of an inward experience. Acts 2:38 & 39                       38 Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for … Continue reading

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