Whew! A truly surreal day! Cornelius and Peter, Herod's place, Caesarea, Mt. Carmel where Elijah confronted false prophets, Giddon and Deborah, Valley of Armageddon, Nazareth, Mt. Transfiguration, where Mary found out she was having Jesus, Cana to see where Jesus performed his first miracle, I am now at the Sea of Galilee. There was more but it's overwhelming to be at these places. My spirituality is based on faith and that is what is called of us. This is where many have a problem, but at this point there continues to be so much archeological findings and evidence, it is making faith that much more stronger. What a blessing to be here.
I love our tour guide. In addition to learning so much about the past we are learning first hand about the present. Today it was very evident how complicated of a place this is. I won't go into it but the tension is real and our perspective of our tour guide is very enlightening and he doesn't really hold back and he loves his country of Israel.
I texted my friend Anat and she is actually here in Israel right now. However, I'm going to miss her by a day. It would have been so fun to see her but maybe next time.
Ok, I'm very tired and we have an early morning call.
Max Colley III
Spirit Filled Jazz Musician