The Bible tells that God wanted only a small number to go to fight in order that the victory could be only attributed to him. At the spring the way men drank the water qualified or disqualified them form the battle. As I played with the water of the spring some thought were going through my mind how much I trust Jesus in overwhelming situations and how often I tend to attribute the outcome to my own efforts. This site was a good reminder of God’s engagement in the course of the history, particularly my own history.
on the slope of those hills divine life flourished when Gabriel announced to Mary that she would be the Mather of the Son of God. Looking at the Valley I thought that “a drop” of that divine life spread across the valley making it so abundant with life. It was a quiet moment for me when I reflected on Jesus looking at this Valley from across during his time in Nazareth. What did he think looking at this green piece of the Promised Land?