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I may have skipped a beat or two along the way, as tomorrow it’ll be 1 year of travels. This will be corrected in the upcoming book that i am preparing about this journey Jorushalom. This will be announced here and become available both electronically and in a very special edition.

It is said that Peace in Jerusalem means Peace in the World. Currently the war in Ukraine by Putin is a horrible aberration distracting from the world’s necessary focus on the changing climate that threatens us all on earth.

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Cheetahs, Mammoths and Saber-toothed Lions: The Prehistoric Savanna of the Holy Land

Desert and swampland between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea? A pioneering study finds that present-day Israel was once a thriving savanna, where elephants, lions and giraffes roamed. But then humanity appeared on the scene https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/2022-07-21/ty-article-magazine/.highlight/cheetahs-mammoths-and-saber-toothed-lions-israel-was-once-a-thriving-savanna/00000182-20e4-d9fa-a3a3-ede4b1e30000

“Israel a paradise of archaeozoology such as hardly exists anywhere else on the planet.”

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Yesterday climbing up Mount of Olives, reflecting on how our approach to the sublime, god, the holy is probably asymptotic. Like with the function 1/x where the axes are neared but never reached.

There was a nice camel at the top that liked grapes and let children with parent ride on its back.

The hotel there was out of business.

The view of the city complete.

There was an inspired group making music, singing about Emmanuel or Immanuel being true and peace of all nations.

From there a long descent to the Pool of Siloam, where it seems pilgrims washed themselves in the past and today too, again. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pool_of_Siloam

It is probable that here was the source of lush nature, part of the attraction of Jerusalem.

There are many claims to original locations in Jerusalem.

All stemming from the desire to integrate with our most holy nature.

Asymptotically all together

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As seen from a walk on the walls of Jerusalem at a playground

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Fairytale as seen from Temple Mount