Silent Sunday – Shadows and Light


Today’s view for Silent Sunday – Shadows and Light. I sat in the silence and shadows of St. Giles cathedral in Edinburgh, Scotland viewing the tomb of my ancestor, knowing he had been beheaded just outside the cathedral for religious beliefs, yet there he was in the same cathedral that had seen him put to death. Later they created a stained glass window depicting his capture by the masses and the torment of the day.  It was a moment of awareness of the realities of history and knowing what happened to my 10th great grandfather and how my family has come through so many obstacles through the ages to bring me back to this place.


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