Pilgrimage

23 Jul 19
Jin Adazer's Page

It was July 20 and as usual, I woke up late in the afternoon. I was browsing 9gag when I saw some posts saying “RIP Kyoto Animation” and “Kyoto Animation Tributes”. It made me wonder why there are posts like that so I opened google and searched for Kyoto Animation. There was a fire at […]

23 Jul 19
The Catholic Eye

Here’s the saint’s calendar for July 23, 2019, and some versions, each focusing on individual saints, all wonderful; for they are the Church Triumphant. What a blessing it is to read these stories each morning Remember, the Saints are the good and holy bones of the Church. The Catholic Church has many saints and reading […]

23 Jul 19
Chickadee Tea Time

Have you ever had trouble staying active? Ever wanted a motivating but non-judgemental running buddy? One that’s always available? I have and in my love of quantifying activities and all things cute discovered the perfect solution. A pedometer that’s also a virtual pet! However finding the perfect one has been a struggle for me so […]

23 Jul 19
Wandering Duck & co.

What is it to change? We all seek comfort, all the time. We are desperate to shut off from the things we perceive give us pain. Change is painful, we generally avoid it. But we also know that change is not only constant, but is the only way to feel truly fulfilled. Change is growth […]

23 Jul 19
lamplight stories

When I was on pilgrimage in Italy this summer, something surprised me: I found myself craving plateaus. There is a hike here in Virginia that I have done a couple of times called Crabtree Falls. It is up, up, up for 2 miles. A series of switchbacks and stairs to the top of a waterfall. […]

23 Jul 19
Muslim Girl

As we speak, pilgrims around the globe are probably neck-deep in preparation for Hajj 2019. For those who may not be aware, this daunting, yet eagerly anticipated fifth pillar of Islam is a time when Muslims from around the globe — who are able to, both physically and financially — descend upon the holiest cities […]

23 Jul 19
First Touch FM

It wouldn’t be unfair to suggest that Maurizio Sarri’s rise to pre-eminence in Italian football only happened to descend into such an arduous pilgrimage because of his abject failure to secure the Serie D title. In his six attempts at winning the fourth division, the Naples native was unable to successfully wrestle against the odds; […]

23 Jul 19
Preachers in the Promised Land

And, in the blink of an eye, half my time in the Holy Land is gone. My feeling right now compared to when I first arrived is very different, because, three weeks ago, everything was new and everything remained in the future. Now, at the halfway mark, I can say that I have grown very […]

23 Jul 19
G9IJA

By G9ija A female Nigerian pilgrim from Katsina State has died in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The pilgrim died in her accommodation Tuesday morning, the head of Nigeria’s medical team, Ibrahim Kana, said. Mr Kana, in an email to newsmen, said the late pilgrim had “no history of previous illness after going through our Electronic Health […]

23 Jul 19
New Perspectives

The British Isles was a strange place in 1700 .The population of the both islands was 8.2 Millions of which Ireland was approximately 2 Million. Scotland had being unified to form Great Britain with England and Wales. Ireland was just a client State of the UK. Ireland’s population was predominately Roman Catholic with a small […]

23 Jul 19
The Australian

As cooking show eliminations go, the Ten Network’s decision to eject Matt Preston, George Calombaris and Gary Mehigan from the MasterChef kitchen yesterday, the same day as its 2019 finale, was a doozy.