Originally posted on Susan Irene Fox:
As Christians, why do we struggle against the world when we are told our enemy is not flesh and blood (Ephesians 6:12)? Why do we wage war as the world does, with hateful words and rhetoric, when we are told these are not to be our weapons (2 Corinthians…
Portugal is on the same parallel as New York City. The climate, however, is mild courtesy of the Gulf Stream which makes it a Mediterranean climate. That does not mean that spring is less welcome. The wet, chill rains of winters pelt the pavements from October through February. The first harbinger of spring blossoms in the Algarve when the almond trees […]
This afternoon, as I was looking at the comments from my readers, I saw a new blogger had liked it. It is about the beauty of Portugal and the food. That was fun to see. Here is the web address for this blog. http://saltofportugal.com/
Wishing all of my friends around the world … I wish you Love.
This Medieval village, built on top of an isolated hill, 820 meters above sea level, offers a splendid view over the fields and hills around. This ancient walled town, fully recovered under the Historical Villages Recovery Program, shows signs of human occupation dating back to the Paleolithic age. Although the county seat has passed […]
Birthday parties are well celebrated in Portugal. At least they were among the people we knew. Bethy, who was born in August, and other staff kids who had birthdays during camp time, always celebrated their special day at camp. Along with cake, there were other sweets and food. Along with the food there was general pandemonium during […]
(Courtesy of Maravilhas de Portugal and I just let the Google Translator roll. It is not a perfect translation, but feel free to ask.) Despite being a small country with few registered patents, Portugal was responsible for the invention of artifacts, objects or systems that contributed decisively to change the world. Among many we could […]
The Portuguese have a saying:”Tudo o que é pequeno tem graça.” Loosely translated, it means that all things that are small are cute. Along with all the fun that we had with the campers, the bakery that made our Mafra bread had a six-week old litter of kittens. Our Samantha cat when we were first […]
With gratitude and relief and with thanks from WP help from Kris! More later….