Mary Queen of Scots

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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

Part Native, Part Foreigner: Rediscovering Edinburgh

My city of Edinburgh has changed in many ways in a decade. Buildings have been updated, removed, or added, both in the city centre and in Moredun and Gilmerton, the neighborhoods in which I grew up. Almost everywhere I turn, a memory pops up as a new one is made. Walking around my old neighborhood … Continue reading