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I Found a Monk on the Sea Glass Beach at Lindisfarne

The Rainbow Arch

I found a small pottery shard that looked like a monk on a sea glass¬†beach at Lindisfarne last month – and I imagined that it was an image of St. Aidan – one of the patron saints of Lindisfarne, and the founder of the first monastic community there. Lindisfarne – […]


The Holy Island of Lindisfarne – a place of Resurrection

Lindisfarne Castle - Northumbria UK

The holy island of Lindisfarne in upper west corner of England is destination that will feed the pilgrim’s soul.¬† No one knows how it got its name and the history of this little two by three mile tidal island occupying about 1000 acres is a mystery prior to the seventh […]