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Historic Scotland

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Refuge in the Ruins: Melrose Abbey & Dryburgh Abbey

The LORD sits enthroned over the flood; the LORD is enthroned as King forever. The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace. – Psalm 29: 10-11 The kind of peace and solitude offered at abbeys like the ones at Melrose and Dryburgh is one most of us can only dream about today. … Continue reading

In the Footsteps of Legends: St. Giles Cathedral & Stirling Castle

“No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.” So says John Knox (1510-1572), Scottish clergyman and leader of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland. Influenced by early church reformers like George … Continue reading