Reading the Bible With Deeper Understanding

photo credit: Daniel Jinsub Lee “When your words came I ate them ….” (Jeremiah 15:16) There are three levels of interpretation possible when reading the Bible. They are: 1. the historical/literal translation. The Bible has historical relevance. It happened in time and space. It is also “his story” – meaning it is the story of mankind. 2. the symbolic interpretation. Every name of person or

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A Fool Such As I :)

About a week or so ago, I was snapping pictures of the fall changes in the water garden with my digital camera.  I was holding it in my hand in such a way that I “accidently” snapped a picture.  I figured I’d probably gotten a shot of my hand or my chin or something equally useless so I viewed it immediately, thinking to delete it.  The

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Santiago de Compostela

We arrived at the Cathedral Santiago de Compostela around 3 pm this afternoon.  As is the way so often in life, the end result was anticlimactic.  I am reminded that it is the journey that counts, never the completion of destination. We left the hotel in Rua early and  pushed to walk the last 20 kilometers (12 miles) to Santiago so that we would be able

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