|Church of the Transfiguration, Mount Tabor|
Today’s first visit was to the Church of Multiplication.
A short walk and we were where Jesus called the disciples off the boat (post resurrection) and cooked them breakfast on the shore. And where he ask Peter: “Do you love me?” three times, commissioning Peter to “feed my sheep”.
Another short walk (we took the bus) to visit where Jesus lived when in town and the Temple he taught in.
Then a short ride UP the same hill back from the Sea of Galilee, to where Jesus often taught. In this case the eight lessons within the Beatitudes, all beginning with the words “Blessed are …” We took time to reflect on the how Jesus was teaching us how to literally love they neighbor and enemy. An interesting conclusion when only 10 miles from the Syrian border and after having witnessed the tension between Israel and Palestinians.
This was all followed by a short boat ride on the Sea of Galilee.
A longer ride up the mountains to Mount Tabor to visit where
All in all a great day. Time for dinner on the sea shore.