“Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on; you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised. But presently He starts knocking the house about in a way that hurts abominably and does not seem to make any sense. What on earth is He up to? The explanation is that He is building quite a different house from the one you thought of - throwing out a new wing here, putting on an extra floor there, running up towers, making courtyards. You thought you were being made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it Himself.” 
― C.S. Lewis

more to come from our trip to the land of Israel ...

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  1. I LOVE THIS QUOTE. Precisely what He's up to me in lately.

  2. hhmmm i love this christy :)
    P.S. when will you tell come and tell me ALL about Israel?

  3. umm...that last bit doesn't make a whole lot of sense because, well, it's late. *give her another chance!*
    When will you come and tell us all about Israel, Christy?