I will praise You for You have made me wonderfully and your works are marvellous …How precious are your thoughts to me, Oh God! How vast is the sum of them! If I should count them , they would outnumber the sand; when I awake , I am still with You. Psalm 139 : 14,Continue reading “Montesilvano , Pescara, Francavilla Al Mare”
Category Archives: Autumn in Italy 2022
A Sabbath drive from Penne to Scafa.
Let us remember to meet up with each other so we can encourage each other and find out what we can do to help. (All Sandy’s understanding ) Hebrews 10:23-25 The 80% chance of rain for Friday and Sabbath has happened. I am really pleased for the farmers. It isn’t harsh or forceful but justContinue reading “A Sabbath drive from Penne to Scafa.”
Macerata and Carlo Crivelli
Marcerata is a city in central Italy in the Marche region. Carlo Crivelli who was born in 1435 was an Italian Renaissance painter who spent most of his life in this Marche region. He died at the age of 60 but left some well appreciated works of art. His main work was on alter pieces.Continue reading “Macerata and Carlo Crivelli”
Let love be without concealing one’s thoughts, feelings or character. Hate what is evil and hold tightly to what is good. Romans 12: 9 (Sandy’s understanding) Art used to be made in the name of faith. We made cathedrals , we made stained glass windows, we made murals… Julia Cameron ( 1948 American teacher andContinue reading “Loreto Italy”
Jesus invites us to drink the water He can give us. Not the real thing but something so special that it will be like a well of water inside the person springing up into everlasting life. John 4: 14 (with some of Sandy’s undestanding) A medieval town with several beaches within 10 minutes walking distanceContinue reading “Sirolo Italy”
Portonova Italy with chalk.
Jesus is speaking and He says to anyone who will listen in the churches. I will sustain you with my help ( the hidden manna of my Words) and I will give you a new name, only you know, written on a white stone to show the personal transformation of your nature through me. RevelationContinue reading “Portonova Italy with chalk.”
“Thomas” said Jesus ” because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed is Sandy (and everyone else 🙂) who have not seen me but have believed.” John 20 : 29 Offagna in the lights of the night and then in morning light! Then the bells began to ring . The ones from the smallerContinue reading “Offagna Italy”
For the word of God is quick and powerful, and sharper than a two-edged sword. (The Word makes the proud humble, the perverse meek and sorry, the disobedient obedient. The sinful habits natural to men and women are interwoven with daily practice. But the word cuts away the fleshy lusts, it discerns the thoughts andContinue reading “Corinaldo Italy”
The LORD says ” cursed is the man who trusts in man ” (this is what is above the two doors) then Jeremiah continues … who depends on one’s self for their strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD. He will be like a bush in the wastelands; he will not see prosperityContinue reading “Gradara Italy”
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14 : 27 A small village locked in a time of quiet and peace with a warring noisey past. An intriguing villageA mountainContinue reading “Frontino”
Urbino Italy the birth place of Raphael.
Remember now your Creator in the days of your youth, while the evil days don’t come, nor those years come close to you when you will say, I have no pleasure in them… (the rest of this is interesting but I will leave it here) Ecclesiastes 12: 1… On his street we entered a houseContinue reading “Urbino Italy the birth place of Raphael.”
The Republic of San Marino
Grow in grace says Peter and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To Him be glory both now and for ever. Amen 2Peter 3 : 18 San Marino is a microstate and amongst the world’s oldest republics. It is surrounded by North Central Italy. In the 1800s , the country tookContinue reading “The Republic of San Marino”