Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality is a book written by Donald Miller. It was published in 2003 and has sold over a million copies. In Donald Miller’s early years, he was vaguely familiar with a distant God. But when he came to know...
2 hours agoby lucille_zimmermanWe stopped at a Turkish monastery. So lovely and clean with lush gardens. The monks make a high award winning wine so they have plenty of funds to beautify. Under the glass in the floor or you could see the rooms from a fourth century church via Constantine and his mother Queen Helena.
9 hours agoby lucille_zimmermanWell after spending 36 hours in war-torn Bosnia, we landed in Dubrovnik. We thought we were prepared, after Split and Diocletian’s palace, but we were naive. After checking into our hotel on the edge of town, we spent about an hour trying to catch a #6 bus. Croatia is completely unprepared for the recent tourism crises. After 30 minutes of people getting stuck between doors and the laughing Croatian youth, we unfolded 26 bodies onto the old town. Within seconds we were gasping, googley-eyed, like what the heck is this place! Is this a larger than life movie set? Are
18 hours agoby lucille_zimmermanOur local guide took us to his hometown-Stolac-where we saw how almost every building had been destroyed. Then he took us to an NGO where the gypsy children attend a school. We got to purchase items that will help them. After that we had this nice little lunch. We are now on our way to the final destination of this tour: Dubrovnik.
3 days agoby lucille_zimmermanTwo days ago in Split, Croatia. We found a hotel with a nice pool. That evening we lucked out on getting a table at one of the most recommended restaurants. People were stopping by all night long, seeking reservations. The attendant kept saying things like “Can you come back two days from now, after 10:30 (PM)?” We just managed to show up at the exact moment they had determined another couple wasn’t going to show. The people in Croatia and very friendly. The waiters kept stopping by just to visit.