The Church of the Resurrection or Church the Holy Sepulchre???

Good afternoon fellow travelers on the Way! We are getting close to the end of the pilgrimage. It is hard to believe that it is over already, but when I look back on all that we have done these past eleven days it is pretty amazing all the different sites we visited and all the … Continue reading The Church of the Resurrection or Church the Holy Sepulchre???

Geography of the Holy Land for $100, Alex

Today marked the first official day of our pilgrimage and it was all about geography. In order to better understand the stories in scripture and get a sense of the area, we spent the day getting to know our immediate neighborhood where we will be staying for most of the pilgrimage and we received a … Continue reading Geography of the Holy Land for $100, Alex

Concerning Baggage and Tattoos

In my last post I was reflecting on the nature of pilgrimages and brought up the question about what is the baggage that I will be carrying with me on the pilgrimage? I also wondered, of that baggage what do I need to leave behind before I go and what can I leave over there? … Continue reading Concerning Baggage and Tattoos

What is a pilgrimage?

This time next week I will be sitting in the Newark Airport waiting for our flight from Newark to Tel Aviv. By 7:00pm local time, we will have boarded the 11+ hour nonstop flight and we will be on our way. Of course my pilgrimage will begin the day before as I make my way … Continue reading What is a pilgrimage?