Faithful Traveling

Tips, Trips, and Stories From My Faithful Travels
Coming Home from A Pilgrimage

Coming Home from A Pilgrimage

I am home now, after having spent a whirlwind 16 days in the Holy Land, first in Jordan, then in Israel and Palestine. My house looks, as my dear friend Denise Bossert so artfully put it on her Facebook page, like my suitcase vomited all over it. I sit in front of my...

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HOLY JORDAN, this place is AMAZING!

HOLY JORDAN, this place is AMAZING!

The last time I posted was a few days ago. If you're not following me on social media or on this page I created for those who don't care too much for social media, you're not getting the daily, regular updates and images from my trip. Blogging takes time and effort,...

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Jordan Journal: Wandering the Streets of Amman

Jordan Journal: Wandering the Streets of Amman

It is currently 2:14 AM in Amman. I woke up completely refreshed and ready to start my day... at 1:30 AM after having gone to bed, exhausted, around 11:30. Ah, travel. Might as well take this opportunity to tell you about yesterday, a most amazing day, spent wandering...

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Celebrating Easter with Our Melkite Brothers and Sisters

Celebrating Easter with Our Melkite Brothers and Sisters

Today was an awesome day in Jordan. Deacon Greg Kandra did a masterful job illustrating the beginning of today's adventures on his blog here, including photos of our hotel and of me getting some pick up footage of the Jabbok or Zarqa River. It was a fun, albeit cold...

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Traveling to Jordan, Day 1

Traveling to Jordan, Day 1

Yesterday, I took a shuttle bus to JFK to board a Royal Jordanian flight to Amman, Jordan. At the airport, I met the first two of my intrepid fellow travelers, Frank Weathers and Deacon Greg Kandra. (First selfie of the trip, courtesy of Greg Kandra) We had a lovely...

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