I Forgot To Finish The Story About Sleeping In For Easter In Amman. Here’s What We Discovered…

…a beautiful Greek Orthodox parish church with the mouthful name of The Church  of Jesus Christ’s Entry Into The Temple.

I took a couple of photographs with my camera before the battery died. Feast your eyes upon this beautiful sanctuary.

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Wait until you see the walls.

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I could stare at these icons for hours.
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The Dormition of Mary, right above the entrance.
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Our Lady throughout her lifetime.

Whereupon the battery died and I realized I had forgotten the spare back in the hotel. What to do? Whip out the trusty iPhone, of course.

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The view from the balcony…

And then it was time to climb higher.

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Into the bell tower? But of course.
The bell tower across the way...
The bell tower across the way…
The only way to get this shot was to climb the bell tower. You see?
The only way to get this shot was to climb the bell tower. You see?
Solar panels on top of the parish school roof. I bet you didn't expect to see that, did you?
Solar panels on top of the parish school roof. I bet you didn’t expect to see that, did you?
I can see the window of my hotel room from here. Can't you?
I can see the window of my hotel room from here. Can’t you?

It’s just like Max Lindenman says it was in Amman: Where A Good Church Is Easy To Find. You can read more about how we celebrated Easter Sunday by reading Diana vov Glahn’s post, where she discovered that,

Following Frank is an adventure. Not only does the man have the confidence of a, well, of a Marine, he’s brave and he loves exploring. And he has a shepherd’s spirit. He will never leave a man behind. And he’s so tall, he’ll know if you’re lagging. He’s a great guy to have around, and I am so happy he is on this trip.

Enough about me. Has it really been two weeks since I was looking out over the city from that perch? Sigh. Where did the time go?


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