Category Archives: Sights and pictures

Delfi: Nabel der Welt (9)

In Patras mussten wir uns langsam an die Idee gewöhnen, dass Christophs Flug nach Berlin für Dienstag festgelegt war, weil Easyjet uns ja noch in Deutschland Bescheid gegeben hatte, dass sein Flug am Freitag ausfiel. Solche Ausfälle machen, dass dann … Continue reading

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Los geht´s nach Athen (2)

Montagabends waren Conny & Chuck aus Riga angetanzt. Sie kamen hier verspätet an und hatten noch nicht mal zu Abend gegessen. Wir hatten erst vor um 18h00 mit Vivian beim Italiener zu speisen und dort die Aufgaben im Einzelnen durchzusprechen. … Continue reading

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Urlaub in Griechenland 2020

Drei Wochen Griechenland, das hätten wir uns vorher kaum träumen lassen. Hörte sich das doch an wie ein Märchen von ganz woanders. Doch das ist unser Urlaub in 2020 geworden – inmitten der Coronaepidemie. Schweden sollte es gewesen sein: Kühl, … Continue reading

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When the Word is lost, God is lost

Dr. Martin Luther continues his commentary on Deuteronomy with this summary of chapter 13 – and it´s good reading in this translation by Richard R. Caemmerer in Luther´s Works Volume 9, pages 129-131: To confirm what he said at the end … Continue reading

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It is right for us to fulfill all righteousness…

Now, this is what the Lord says,the one who created you,and formed you:“Don’t be afraid, for I will protect you.I call you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43: 1 (Watchword for the 6th Sunday after Trinity) We pray: Almighty God, beloved … Continue reading

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The one who believes and is baptized will be saved.

Now, this is what the Lord says,the one who created you,and formed you:“Don’t be afraid, for I will protect you.I call you by name, you are mine.” Isaiah 43: 1 (Watchword for the 6th Sunday after Trinity) We pray: Almighty God, beloved … Continue reading

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Here we go again to Weimar…

I´ve still got some unkept promises. Some of those are to still take You further through Weimar. Now that the poster depicting the Cranach altar in St.Peter & Paul (Herderkirche) is up in my office, I´ve got another incentive to … Continue reading

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Classical Weimar: A wonderful place to be!

Going to Weimar is obvious for any German teacher, especially if you specialized in the classics. But it´s also a hotspot for any culture lover, foodie or if you´re looking at a 2-hour travelling limit from your home base in … Continue reading

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Church of God, elect and glorious…

Well, two tramps dropped in this morning. Funny guys. Friendly too. The one was dressed up in clerical vestments. I presume, Karlstadt looked something like that. Not shaved, green stole even in this festive Eastertide and without collar, but blue … Continue reading

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In short: Apart from me, You can do nothing +

I am the Vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit. John 15:5a Here Christ repeats His foregoing words almost verbatim. He wants to be sure to … Continue reading

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