Holy Land 2013 | Day 1

Coming to the Holy Land may not be a commandment, but it's truly invaluable. Despite being my second time here, it seems I love the land even more. What other country touches three continents, has climates from deserts to tropical forests and was traversed by the Son of God?

But the most enjoyable moments are shared with fellow travelers who are seeing it all for the first time. Anticipation, joy and a spiritual awareness come together moment after moment. Here are just a few of those moments we experienced the past few days.