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Petra Says...

Just some belated “Petra says,” interspersed with equally belated photos from our trip to visit my dad and some WV friends in July.

6 am, every day: 161 more words

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WONDER OF THE WORLD

One of my bucket lists, I could not contain my excitement the moment I saw Petra. Late in the afternoon, just when the sun hits the adjacent rock, the sunlight bounces to the Treasury, giving it a golden glow, as if the whole structure is actually made of gold. 50 more words

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Upon this rock I will build my church

Last Sunday, the lectionary reading from the Gospel was Matthew 16:13-20.  In this series of verses we read Jesus telling Peter, “You are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church.” (Matthew 16:18b, NIV)  Much has been assumed by this statement, such that most people believe Jesus foretold of the greatness of the Church of Rome, where Saint Peter would be pronounced the first pope.  1,742 more words

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Road Trip'in in Jordan

Road Trip’in in Jordanhttp://phoneytraveller.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/jordan_map1.png?w=487 I have never been a big fan of getting a ‘Tours & Travels’ Package as I simply like the idea of finding myself staring at whatever-the-heck it is I am staring at without being told that some random people are waiting for me to stop doing so and get going.
Hence I travel on my…

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PETRA means Rock!

My favorite band of all time is Petra.  My first tape cassette was This Means War- a true classic in its own right.  I still remember making dad play the tape every time we got into the car to go anywhere, whether it was to the local store or on a long trip.  172 more words

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Who's the boss?

Silas says, “I’m the boss!”
I say, “You’re the boss of exactly one person, Silas. And that’s yourself.”
Silas says, “No, I’m the boss of two people–Grammie and Grandpa Frisbee!” 58 more words

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Petra...highly recommend it

We went early July, we were worried about US bombing but it hadn’t started so we had no issues while we were there, except the heat. 24 more words

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