Pilgrim

23 Feb 19
Cason In Point

I simply don’t have the time to mourn very much these days. I’m usually too busy thinking about how many teeth there are in the world. Not just human teeth, mind you, I’m talkin’ all kinds of teeth. Anyway, though I don’t often mourn, I couldn’t help but cry when I heard the news about […]

23 Feb 19
The Remembrancer

Be a lover of hospitality. Titus 1:8. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 1 Peter 4:9. For many people the mention of hospitality calls to mind Martha Stewart more than the gospels. While it is worthy to mention the value of opening your home to others, there is a bit more being conveyed in […]

23 Feb 19
Pilgrim Fundamental Baptist Press

The Sowers A man met a communist in San Francisco at midnight on his way to a meeting. The communist told him his destination. “Why, there won’t be anyone there,” the man exclaimed. “Everyone will be there who should be,” was his reply. “I work eight hours, eight hours I sleep and attend to my […]

23 Feb 19
ASEAN Digest

By Mizzima  February 23, 2019 Foreign delegates from 188 countries who visited Kumbh Mela 2019 at the invitation of the Indian government, including a delegate from Myanmar. Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred or holy river. Tens of millions of devotees and visitors are […]

23 Feb 19
Social News XYZ

Tonk (Rajasthan), Feb 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday denounced the attacks on Kashmiris in the wake of the Pulwama attack, saying such things should not happen in the country. “Our fight is for Kashmir, not against Kashmiris,” he said in his first response to the attacks on Kashmiris, mostly businessmen and students, […]

23 Feb 19
reading classics

In 1170, the Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas Becket was killed by the order of king Henry II over a disagreement. He stood up for his faith and went down in history as a martyr and saint. After Becket’s canonization, Canterbury became one oft the most popular destinations for pilgrimage. The pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales […]

23 Feb 19
A Pilgrim's Progress

I will not violate my covenant       or alter the word that went forth from my lips. Once for all I have sworn by my holiness;       I will not lie to David. His offspring shall endure forever,       his throne as long as the sun before me. Like […]

23 Feb 19
A Pilgrim's Progress

If his children forsake my law       and do not walk according to my rules, if they violate my statutes       and do not keep my commandments, then I will punish their transgression with the rod       and their iniquity with stripes, but I will not remove from him […]

23 Feb 19
A Pilgrim's Progress

And I will make him the firstborn,       the highest of the kings of the earth. My steadfast love I will keep for him forever,       and my covenant will stand firm for him. I will establish his offspring forever       and his throne as the days of the […]

23 Feb 19
VortexMag

One of the holiest places in all of Russia the stunning Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra and the surrounding town of Sergiev Posad has been a place of pilgrimage for Russian Orthodox believers for centuries. Just one and a half hours by train from Moscow it makes a perfect day trip. The cradle of Russian […]

23 Feb 19
The Beatific Wanderlust

HO CHI MINH, VIETNAM Saigon 19th Century Central Post Office This building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the late 19th century Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon While touring around the city, I noticed that there’s a lot of French architectures around the city in which it is understandable because […]

23 Feb 19
Game Codes UK

Press Quotes “Deep, brutal, and hauntingly atmospheric, The Long Dark is a survival game done right.” – PC Gamer “Lush and mesmerizing…” – WIRED “The Long Dark drops you, defenseless, into the harsh Canadian wilderness, putting you in a genuine state of isolation that few games have been able to accomplish…” – The Overpowered Noobs […]

23 Feb 19
All the Sass

Our final day in Israel was anticlimactic. The day before some of our group had made plans to meet in the lobby at 11:00 am and walk to the Old City with Bill and Janie as our tour guides. They did that last year so we had faith they could lead us in the right […]

23 Feb 19
COMMUNITY NAP

The term tenebrism, from the Italian word tenebroso (gloomy), is used to describe the overall tonality in a painting where there is a violent contrasts of light and darkness in figurative compositions in order to heighten the dramatic effect. Although Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was not the inventor of tenebrism, the term is often associated […]

23 Feb 19
A Pilgrim's Way

Dear First Murphy and Friends, Today, Saturday, 2/23, marks the beginning of The UMC’s Special Session of General Conference.  I’ve already been seeing how The United Methodist Church is making various headlines, so I figured it was time I sit down and pull together an account of what’s going on. While online and print news […]