Category: Following Him

Miles 450 – 455

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You pull your beged over your head as the sun beats down.  But no ones’ spirits are dampened especially Jesus, who is smiling even though He’s sweating. Note: beged – Jewish head scarf Enjoy your walk. Peace be…

Miles 445 – 450

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Meet up with the main road and even more people join your group.  Greeting are exchanged and some people are dancing down the road instead of walking as the road turns south near Mount Gilbos. Enjoy your walk….

Miles 440 – 445

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You love heading down to the Passover feast every year.  As a good Jewish person, you have to make sacrifices at the Temple in Jerusalem at Passover, but even if you didn’t have to – you would!  You…

Miles 435 – 440

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Luke 2:40 – 42  Jesus’ Childhood The child was growing, and was becoming strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him. His parents went every year to Jerusalem at the feast…

Miles 430 – 435

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You realize your coming has proceeded you as family and friends come out to meet you on the road, and you walk the rest of the way home in celebration. your silly worries forgotten as Jesus is passed…

Miles 425 – 430

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Matthew 2:22 – 23 (Nazareth) Arrival in Nazareth Being warned in a dream, he withdrew into the region of Galilee, and came and lived in a city called Nazareth; that it might be fulfilled which was spoken through…

Miles 420 – 425

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You get more excited as you see Nazareth in the distance, almost home!  Joseph lifts Jesus up in his arms as if the infant can see better and points out Nazareth.  He points out where their house is,…

Miles 415 – 420

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You pass Mount Tabor.  Soon!  You already feel like you are there.  You know this road like the back of your hand.  How many times did you and Mary come out here to adventure?  How many secrets were…

Miles 410 – 415

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You can almost envision Jesus playing among the ever-present wood chips on Joseph’s workshop floor.  You can see Him running around with the other children and then making His Bar Mitzvah.  But then what?  You hadn’t thought of…

Miles 405 – 410

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! In a few short days you will be home.  But what will they think about Jesus?  Does anyone know?  Can they tell?  Mary and Joseph did not tell everyone before they left.  What will happen when they get…

Miles 400 – 405

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! When you leave the main road onto a smaller one, you know that you are getting close.  Mary is telling Jesus about how this is the last road and we will be home soon.  Yes, soon and finally. …

Miles 395 – 400

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! The arid heat is relentless and Joseph decides that with the full moon it might be easier on everyone if we traveled the rest of the trek tonight.  You heartily agree.  And the adults set up a tent…