No sooner has it begun, then it is over. I have enjoyed greatly the adventure of travelling the length and breadth of this land, but every good adventure must come to an end. I leave Israel better for the experience, as I have each time I have visited here. Many thanks to John and Dorothy. Reuven, has been a patient, gracious and knowledgeable host. Yakov our driver has navigated the streets of Israel in a fashion unparllelled since the days of Herod the Great. Thanks to all!
We return to Canada with memories, trinkets and thoughts. Thoughts of the land the undergird the scriptures throughout both the testaments. Perhaps we will return someday, and perhaps not, but we give thanks for the opportunity to have been here!
Our minds have been stretched, our hearts challenged, our feet excercised, and our palates refined. Above all, we leave burdened. Burdened for the people of the country of Israel, burdened to pray for the peace of this country and of Jerusalem.
Herb the Pastor