Ravenna Italy and Dante

Dante’ s tomb was carefully decorated. He is highly thought of as one who used the vernacular so the common folk could read. He was able to educate villagers and many Italian sayings still come from his work. Dante’s most famous work is ” The Divine Comedey”. It is a long poem divided into threeContinue reading “Ravenna Italy and Dante”

20 mile circular cycle ride from Comacchio

“Jesus is ready to work in our behalf, to subdue every evil in our nature. Today he is standing at the alter of mercy presenting before God the prayers of those who desire his help.” “…God will have compassion upon us …and will cast our sins into the depth of the seas…” (Sandy’s choice ofContinue reading “20 mile circular cycle ride from Comacchio”

Comacchio and the badlands Italy.

Don’t conform to patterns given to you by the world, but be transformed by the renewing of how you think about things, process and make connections. Then you will be able to test and give approval to God’s will for you. Romans 12:2 (Sandy’s understanding) The Po Delta A delta rich in soil,Vegetables, eels forContinue reading “Comacchio and the badlands Italy.”

Brisighella in the foothills of Apennines.

Jesus said: “My prayer is not that you take them out of the world but that you protect them from the evil one.” John 17: 15 The village of Brisighella is considered among the most beautiful medieval villages in Italy. It is situated in the foothills of the Apennines. The village had visitors from Bologna.Continue reading “Brisighella in the foothills of Apennines.”

Modena and Luciano Pavarotti

He said to me,” My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” 2 Corinthians 12: 9 This city was the birth place of Pavarotti, the place he called home is about 8km out from its centre and from the cathedral he was buried. Pavarotti himself admitted that he couldContinue reading “Modena and Luciano Pavarotti”

Maranello Italy – The home town of Enzo Ferrari

Whatever you decide to create or make or do, let yourself focus fully with all your ability because there is none of that, not even knowledge or wisdom in the grave where we all will go. (Sandy’s understanding and wording) Ecclesiastical 9: 10 I will use Enzo’s words for this post. First what he saidContinue reading “Maranello Italy – The home town of Enzo Ferrari”

A cycle around the city of Reggio Italy.

Heaven is a ceaseless approaching to God through Christ… As we walk with Jesus in this life , we may be filled with His love, satisfied with His presence. EG White (1827-1915 American author. Desire of Ages pg 331) It was 11am and we were cycling in the city of Reggio. I was jealous, aContinue reading “A cycle around the city of Reggio Italy.”

Parma Italy, Verdi, architecture and cheese .

If we love each other, God lives in us, and His love is brought to full expression in us. 1 John 4:12 The city of Parma founded in 183BC by the Romans along the Via Aemilia was an important road junction. Today it is known for its architecture, music, art, prosciutto and cheese. You mayContinue reading “Parma Italy, Verdi, architecture and cheese .”

Chur and Locarno Switzerland

“When He, the Spirit of truth, is come,” said Jesus, ” He will guide you into all truth.” (There is comfort and peace in the truth working through the Word of God.) John 13:16 Then the Cathedral of Saint Mary 1154-1270 renovated completely 2001 Locarno Thank you for looking with us at Chur, Locarno, thenContinue reading “Chur and Locarno Switzerland”