Category: Following Him

Miles 135 – 140

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You arrive back in Nazareth and, Anne, Mary’s mother, runs out to greet you all.  You can see Mary looking but Joseph is nowhere in sight.  You decide to go and talk to him tomorrow, for he is…

Miles 130 – 135

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Turn east at the bottom of a dry stream bed, leaving the main road.  You take a wonderful deep breath; this path means you are almost home!  Almost home.  But what was waiting at home?  You walk on…

Miles 125 – 130

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! The brilliant desert sun slips below the horizon as you camp.  You can’t sleep.  Nazareth is so close and so much will happen once you arrive.  Will Joseph reject Mary?  Please, God, open his heart.  Let him know…

Miles 120 – 125

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! A snake winds past on his way to the shelter of overhanging rock.  You’ve lived with them your whole life, but you would still rather have mice in your grain than a viper in your house.  Why did…

Miles 115 – 120

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You walk kicking up the powdery dust at your feet.  You’ve been thinking a lot about the changes that are happening and about the baby your friend is carrying.  You vow to yourself that no matter what you…

Miles 110 – 115

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! As you sip your water you see how vibrantly blue the sky is.  It is such a beautiful day.  You hand the water to Mary and it suddenly hits you that no matter what happens your friendship has…

Miles 105 – 110

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You stop at a well to water the donkey and camp.  You are giving the donkey a carrot when Mary coves over and gives you your cloak telling you that it is getting cold and it’s time for…

Miles 100 – 105

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You pass other people, mostly merchants heading to and from the big city of Jerusalem.  Joachim stops and talks with some of them that he knew.  Still you don’t know how Elizabeth can live so close to Jerusalem. …

Miles 95 – 100

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! The road takes a downward slope as it turns back north, and you can’t help but think it would be nice to cut through the Samaritan territory – well, if it wasn’t for those Samaritans.  But the long…

Miles 90 – 95

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! It was good visiting with Elizabeth and seeing the new baby.  Little John is so cute!  Joachim finished his business with Mary’s Uncle Joseph and is more than ready to head for home with you both.  You and…

Miles 85 – 90

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Luke 1:64 – 79 Prophecy of Zacharias His (Zacharias, who had been unable to speak since he did not believe the angel when the angel told him that Elizabeth will have John) mouth was opened immediately, and his…

Miles 80 – 85

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Luke 1:57 – 63 Birth of John the Baptist Now the time that Elizabeth should give birth was fulfilled, and she brought forth a son. Her neighbors and her relatives heard that the Lord had magnified his mercy…