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Countdown to Assisi

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In less than 24 hours I will be fulfilling some of my long term dreams- to go to Assisi and follow blessed St. Francis’ footsteps, to go to the Vatican on a Sunday morning and listen to Pope Francis address the crowd and simply to be in Italy as an artist- to feed my artist’s soul.  I have a shiny new sketchbook solely for my Assisi experience, with inks, pens and watercolours at the ready.

I intend to write some chapters of my book of meditations in the earliest hours of the day, go for a walk to find breakfast and then to discover places I would like to sketch and paint for several long, long hours.  It is hot over there at the moment so I guess the afternoons will be siesta time.  Then later in the day more walking and exploring, seeing how the light reflects from buildings, city walls and trees and finding a great place to eat.

I have already been in touch with a few people out there and am looking forward to meeting them.  I am staying at the Society of St. Francis Apartment which has been a great blessing and am flying to Rome  via Copenhagen!

More posts most likely when I return.

God bless

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6 responses

  1. Amy Louise Ralston

    How exciting for you!!! I’m sure you will have a blessed time! I would be very interested to hear of your adventures when you come back.

    oxoxoxo Amy and Cypher Cat

    August 11, 2013 at 9:52 am

    • Most definitely Amy. You will have to catch the cloud I am floating on, though. Xx

      August 11, 2013 at 1:45 pm

  2. Francine

    What a wonderful adventure you have in store!!!

    F xoxo

    Sent from my iPad

    August 11, 2013 at 11:13 am

    • It is good to have an adventure a day. Keeps the doctor away!

      August 11, 2013 at 1:44 pm

  3. Blessings, Constantina! I look forward to hearing/seeing more.

    August 11, 2013 at 11:30 am

    • Thanks Paul-it will be lovely. I can sense it in my bones.

      August 11, 2013 at 1:43 pm

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