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….

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…