Category Archives: Religions of the World

A Too Quick Visit to Amdavad

David and I were in Amdavad from January 13 – 23 for a world wind of work for him and a  flying around trying to visit all our favorite sites and seeing as many as possible of special friends.   … Continue reading

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“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/08/26/reincarnation-and-mummification/ My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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Christmas Market Shopping in Roma, Italia Piazza Novona

Piazza Navona Christmas market in Rome  is  on the list of best European Christmas Markets.   It is on the ancient site of the Circus of Domitian and has the shape of a stadium because of the games played  there … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping in New York

This is the Rockefeller tree which stands  just above the famous ice skating rink. My favorite part of Christmas, as a little girl in Virginia, was driving to New York on Christmas Day to spend a week in this magical … Continue reading

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Pentatonix . . . . “Hallelujah”

hal·le·lu·jah ˌhaləˈlo͞oyə/ exclamation 1. God be praised (uttered in worship or as an expression of rejoicing). “He is risen! Alleluia!” noun 1. an utterance of the word “hallelujah” as an expression of worship or rejoicing. This will warm your heart … Continue reading

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What is Thanksgiving Anyway?

My blogger friends from other countries have asked what exactly America is celebrating each year on the fourth Thursday in   November?  It is not just overeating , football , and Black Friday shopping which has made its way into … Continue reading

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