Holy Land Post 2

Well, it’s 4:45 am in Jerusalem and I am wide awake!  I can’t believe it’s only day two – so much has happened.  Yesterday we stood on the roof of a building, Beit Abraham, for an amazing panoramic view of Jerusalem. And then……..the call to prayer began from several different mosques – growing louder and[…]

Holy Land post 1

As I write on the end of our first full day here, the Call to Prayer is sounding from a nearby mosque.   St. George’s College is in East Jerusalem, the Muslim area of the city.  These days, the population of Israel is only about 2% Christian.  Christians born here are of Arab descent and are[…]