Kalamata table olives , Koroneiki oil and Voidokilia beach.

We are now in the Messinia region of the Peloponnese. It is known for the Kalamata and Koroneiki olives. If you look at the map of Greece we are on the first finger on the left very close to the town of Pyros. Solomon has something to say to God: ” Take away from meContinue reading “Kalamata table olives , Koroneiki oil and Voidokilia beach.”

Ancient Olympia – a little of so much more.

I waited patiently for the Lord and He listened to me. Psalm 40:1 (The rest of the verses especially verse 6 are interesting.) Fourty five thousand standing on grass verges could watch the runners doing laps. The small On the fourth day of the Olympic Games the Alter of Zeus 7m high and at itsContinue reading “Ancient Olympia – a little of so much more.”

The Gulf of Corinth, two evening primroses and an olive twig

For God says, in the time of my favour I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you. “I tell you, now is the day of salvation”. Paul writing in 2 Corinthians 6:2 The gulf of Corinth, an inlet of the Ionian Sea is 80 miles long and from 3 to 20Continue reading “The Gulf of Corinth, two evening primroses and an olive twig”

Loutraki to Diakopta then a train to Kalavrita

So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all to the glory of God. 1Corinthians 10:13 Shortly after leaving Loutraki we went over a submersible bridge at the Eastern entrance to the Corinth Canal. For most of the way to Diakopto the road ran so close to the sea that inContinue reading “Loutraki to Diakopta then a train to Kalavrita”

From lake Heraion to Hera’ s temple and Loutraki.

Do not let your thoughts stay on yourself. Think of Jesus. He is in His holy place, not in solitude and grandeur but surrounded by ten thousand times ten thousands of angels who wait to do their Master’s bidding. And he asks them to go and work for the weakest person who puts their trustContinue reading “From lake Heraion to Hera’ s temple and Loutraki.”

Walking the edges of Lake Heraion

Here is some more from Paul. He wrote the book of Thessalonians as well as Corinthians. Paul says: Do not stop the Spirit. Prove all things; hold tightly what is good don’t look like you are doing wrong! May God sanctify you completely and I Paul pray that your spirit, soul and body will beContinue reading “Walking the edges of Lake Heraion”

A walk in Ancient Corinth.

And now there is faith, hope and love, these three, but the greatest of these is love. Paul’s ending to 1 Corinthians 13. He wrote two letters to the people of Corinth both are an interesting read. The Bible 1Corinthians 13: 13 Now with a lot of imagination one can picture wealthy buildings. Corinth’s geographyContinue reading “A walk in Ancient Corinth.”