Category Archives: Travel

Small Walk: To the Horse Barn

At my wife’s childhood home, the question is whether to walk to the horse barn or along the beach (which is really the Narragansett Bay).  On this afternoon, we chose the horse barn first.  This takes us through a New … Continue reading

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Poem: Widely Scattered Showers

Widely scattereds showers, predicted in panoramic view across the bay forming pillars, five across, supporting the bridge of clouds that span the sky

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Washington Monument and The Sky

Two views of the Washington Monument on the Mall in Washington, D.C. from two different visits and two different vantage points.  First, a couple of months ago, we toured a friend about the monuments and Tidal Basin.  As we passed … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 36: Paul’s Elevation to the Third Heaven

2 Timothy 4:7 – 8 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.  Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will aware … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 35: Martyrdom of St. Paul

Eusebius (263-339 ACE), Ecclesiastical History, Book II, Chapter XXV The persecution under Nero, in which Paul and Peter were honored with martyrdom in the cause of religion at Rome. But Nero now having the government firmly established under him, and henceforth plunging … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 34: Peter and Paul say Farewell

2 Peter 3:14 – 16 So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.  Bear in mind that our Lord’s patience means salvation, just as … Continue reading

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Frescoes of Paul’s Ministry, Part 33: Paul in the Mamertine Prison

Philippians 1:12 – 14 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel.  As a result,  it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard, and to everyone else … Continue reading

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