It's sad when reality becomes cliche, but it really is true that time flies. One year ago today I was spending my tenth day in Israel. I had wanted to go to Israel for as long as I had the opportunity to, but finally went last summer. I loved it.
For quite some time I've wanted to do a series of posts on Israel — my experience there, what I learned, and why you should go. I'm not saying that I'm starting that series right now, because I'm not, but at least I can show you one deeply-imbedded memory from a year ago today:
It's a full-scale model of the tabernacle. From left to right you can see the horned altar, the bronze laver, and the tent of meeting. I can't even begin to describe to you what it's like to walk through a model like this and to see and experience all the things I saw and experienced in Israel. I can only tell you that it makes your heart do something like this: