I know, you are just dying to read what I am about to share with you this weekend.
On a pilgrimage, we learnt the rise and fall of empires, religions and people. One particular site that we visited was the graveyard of Lazarus. He descended into the dead. His burial site is way deep down in a Muslim section. The Muslim’s rise in power took over many areas where Christianity thrived. The joke was, as we ascend, we are called the “rising of Lazarus.”
It’s a tiring journey. The minute we hit the bus, we are just dead to the world, visiting the dream land.
To go down further into the Dead Sea, it’s a long descent below sea level according to this demarcation line.
This is a brief history of pilgrimage to Holy Land.
In current time and in the spirit of Halloween, here’s a macabre version of today’s challenge. The Descent of Ebola.
Source: Globe and Mail
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