Mini-Reformation Tour, part 1

Hello everyone!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve written… There were a couple of trips that I’ve been on since my last blog post, but I’ll hold writing on them for a later date. 

I am currently in Germany, and wow, it’s good to be back. My German skills seem to have diminished some, but my memory of the city of Berlin was surprisingly intact. 

Why am I in Germany?

For the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, of course!

My family, friends, and co-workers who have heard me rave about this since October of last year are probably tired of hearing about it. But I cannot explain how excited I am to be “in the room where it happens,” per-say, when it comes to this historic mark of events that changed the world. 

Over the next few days I’ll be writing about my adventures and discoveries in three towns where Martin Luther, one of the spiritual giants of the Protestant Reformation, lived and worked. 

I hope you will choose to come along for the ride. 🙂

Before the mini-tour begins, however, I am happy to say that I was able to spend a day and a half in Berlin to visit dear friends and show my mom, who’s joined me on this adventure, the sights of her very first continental European city. 

Enjoy some of our photos from today excursions (after about 10 hours of traveling. I’ll write more about my experience with WOW Airlines later…). 

Mommy standing on the line where the Berlin Wall once crosses the city.

I would love to get comments from you. Let me know things I should see while here. What are some of your favorite quotes from Luther or other reformers? 

Thanks for being a part of the community of this blog!


One thought on “Mini-Reformation Tour, part 1”

  1. Parabéns para as duas! Que maravilhosa oportunidade estar na Alemanha para os 500 Anos. Aproveitem ! Boa viagem.
    Nós também estamos celebrando muito aqui na Igreja Luterana do Rio e de Niterói.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s