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I think I’m funny, and sometimes, others do, too


My tweet was "favorited" by a sharp writer.

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Travel photos of Matthias Church in Budapest, Hungary

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We visited the Matthias Church, on the Buda side of Budapest, on Jan. 4. Click a photo to begin a slideshow:

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A travel photo gallery of Bratislava, Slovakia

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We visited Bratislava, Slovakia, on Jan. 3. Click an image to start a slide show.

Saint Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna, Austria


We visited Vienna and Saint Stephen’s Cathedral on Jan. 2.

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The Cathedral in Passau, Germany


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Sadie was here — rebel, rebel


About a year ago, in London, in the park beside Parliament.

Stopped here to ask for condoms


Photogallery of Greek iconographer working on Saint John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach


Click here to see The Sun News‘ photogallery of an iconographer at work.

Good ones. . .


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Found on Coastal Carolina University’s campus.

Happy New Year from London!


I took these from Waterloo Bridge — after waiting there for about 5 hours!

 

Durham Cathedral in the snow


We went to an Evensong last night in the quire, and a communion service this morning in a side chapel with only three of us, another person, the priest, and her assistant!

After taking too many photos on Tuesday, we woke up this morning to a new blanket of snow. Here are a few photos:

Monday, December 20, taken from the cloister


Monday, December 20; Audrey (age eight) and I really wanted to climb the tower, but ice at the top caused it to be closed to visitors


Tuesday, December 21; Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are located on a peninsula


Wednesday, December 22, in the morning snow


Another from Wednesday, December 22, with fresh morning snow


Wednesday, December 22, from an overlook near the train station; Durham Castle is on the left of the Cathedral

Inside All Souls Langham in London


Today we went to the 9:30 a.m. service at All Souls Church, Langham Place here in London. John Stott is Rector Emeritus at this church, which is the last standing church built by noted architect John Nash (1752-1835).

The worship service was a “contemporary” style, accompanied by trumpet, cello, guitar, drums, and piano. Roger Salisbury gave an excellent sermon, essentially on Matthew 1:18-25, that reminded us of our need for a Savior.

Here’s a look at the inside; I made some other notes in the captions below:

The front of All Souls Langham; note the giant Christmas tree. If you look closely at the overhead screen, you'll see a fetal image with a halo! "He's on His Way" is the theme of Advent.


This beautiful painting of Christ, with his hands bound, hangs at the front of the church.


The preacher used this pulpit to rise over the congregation and hover around the room. Just kidding. But it looked like a personal transport vehicle from Star Wars. A bit out of place in a church interior of white with gold trim!

I first saw the exterior of this church last summer. Click here to see how it looks on the outside.
 

Present your gifts unto God, or at least near him



Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo and captain Antonio Lopez lift the European Super Cup soccer trophy at the Almudena Cathedral during the celebrations of their victory against Inter Milan in the European Super Cup soccer final, in central Madrid August 31, 2010. REUTERS/Juan Medina (SPAIN – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
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‘Inception’


Remember the feeling you had after you first saw The Matrix? I finally saw Inception. Wow.





Scenes from Christopher Nolan’s Inception movie. (Photo ITAR-TASS/ Karo premiere film company) Photo via Newscom Content © 2010 Newscom All rights reserved.

Where John Stott is Rector Emeritus: All Souls Langham Place


I stumbled upon this church today, roughly three blocks off Oxford Circus in London, while Kristi and the girls were scooping up all kinds of clothing inside John Lewis and M&S. Check out the plaques below.

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Sign outside the church


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An historical note...