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... rather than religious aspect, of life for many Italians.
Having returned after a short while, and choosing not to follow the procession through the 14 'stations' (small 6ft tall crosses with a couple candles), Graham went out to catch a glimpse on his own. On his fast walk up the hill towards the cathedral he was stopped once for directions by a woman and her elderly mother (he did his best to point and say Duomo, and make excuses that he could ...
... we found Assisi to be a peaceful and spiritual place. Although written 800 years ago, the words of St. Francis' prayer continue to be relevant and worthy of reflection....
"Make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
Where there is injury, pardon;
Where there is doubt, faith;
Where there is despair, hope;
Where there is darkness, light;
Where there is sadness, joy....."
Yesterday morning we rented a car and drove through the rolling hills of Tuscany into Umbria and the charming town of Assisi. In the year 1200, a simple friar from Assisi countered the decadence of Church government, and society in general, with a powerful message of non-materialism. Francis forsook his wealthy family and taught by example, living a life without worldly goods and aiming to love all ...
... up by some homework time, a walk up to a local park to run, climb and play frisbee. We walked around the old city wall in search of the local video store. On the way we ran into a line of about 50 Pine processionary catepillars (we looked them up when we got home). They were walking head-to-toe in a solid line. Graham tried to persuade them to move back away from the roadway with his foot. As the leader veered right so to did the one behind him, then the other, then the other, and ...
Went on a one day pilgrimage with my school to Assisi to learn about the life of St. Francis of Assisi. Another beautiful town. I got to see where St. Francis was buried as well as the cross he was praying to when he decided to become a saint. I was not able to take pictures ...