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Uluru also known as Ayers Rock in Australia

Sacred Places: Uluru/Ayers Rock & Kata Tjuta/The Olgas, Australia

People often ask which one did you like better, Australia or New Zealand? Is it necessary to choose? They have different kinds of beauty. You tell me if you think this is breath taking. [Read More…]

Welcome to Green Island Resort

Green Island & The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

It was a promising morning. I slept good. I planned to like Vegemite, and I was going to the Great Barrier Reef. It was a good start to a day with unfortunate twists and turns.

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Hiking in Daintree National Park

Mossman Gorge & Daintree Rainforest, Australia

I needed some strong tea this morning after only 3 1/2 hours of sleep. Mom got up to go to the bathroom at 12:30 a.m., and I never went back to sleep. [Read More…]

The Journey…

Skies Clearing for Milford Sound

When I Find Myself in Times of Trouble

Turbulence, delayed flights, close connections, storms, danger, illness and feeling terrible. What do you do when you need help?
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The Barn

Christmas in a Barn

There was a steady stream of cars that turned onto the muddy farm road. Christmas music played on the radio.
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Divine Mercy for the Dying

Prayer for the Dying

You might not be a Catholic. You might not be a Christian. Consider this a journey into those foreign lands with a prayer for the dying. [Read More…]

A Picture’s Worth…

Morning Sunrise

Morning Light

The sky at sunrise this morning.

Partial Solar Eclipse

Rare Sunset Solar Eclipse Thursday 10/23

There was the blood moon on October 8th, the jack-o-lantern sun later that day, and now a rare sunset solar eclipse Thursday. What’s going on up there in the sky?

8October14 Blood Moon

Blood Moon

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 6:17 am CT. The tail end of the total eclipse. Were you up for it?

Man Walking in Assisi, Italy

Hanging on Someone Else’s Wall

This man has hung on my wall for 8 years. I have no idea who he is. He reminds me of what it was like in Assisi: cobblestone walkways, colorful potted flowers, and a sense of peace. Could you be hanging on a stranger’s wall, too?