A Jewish father was concerned about his son who was about a year away from his Bar Mitzvah but was sorely lacking in his
knowledge of the Jewish faith. To remedy this he sent his son to Israel to experience his heritage.
A year later, the young man returned home. “Father, thank you for sending me to the land of our Fathers,” the son said.
“It was wonderful and enlightening; however, I must confess that while in Israel, I converted to Christianity.“
“Oi vey,” replied the father, “what have I done?”
So in the tradition of the patriarchs, he went to his best friend and sought his advice and solace. “It is amazing that you should come to me,” stated his friend, “I, too, sent my son to Israel and he returned a Christian.”
So in the traditions of the Patriarchs, they went to the Rabbi. “It is amazing that you should come to me,” stated the Rabbi,
“I, too, sent my son to Israel and he returned a Christian.
“What is happening to our sons? Brothers, we must take this to the Lord,” said the Rabbi.
They fell to their knees and began to wail and pour out their hearts to the Almighty. As they prayed, the clouds above
opened, and a mighty voice stated, “Amazing that you should come to Me. I, too, sent My Son to Israel …”
The author has been a writer/photographer for over thirty years. Specializing in nature and landscape photography, as well as studying native cultures.
His travels have taken him to most of the United States, as well as Australia, Belize, Egypt and the Canary Islands.
He has studied the Mayan culture of Central America as well as the aborigines of Australia. Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in various parts of the world.
He has published several books about his adventures.
For more information, please consult his website,www.journeysthrulife.com.
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