Easter in the Duomo: A moment for spirituality

Fabulous blog post by my good friend Jill over at Jill’s Awesome Week!

Jill's Awesome Week

This morning at church our Pastor preached a sermon on communion (Yes, gasp, I do go to church. No, I don’t make a habit of thumping my Bible at people.) Although I probably should have listened closely, my mind drifted back to the Easter I spent in the Duomo in Florence. 

Michael and I were on our honeymoon in Italy and had started out our trip in Florence. Although Florence is one of the most touristy towns in a country that snags over 46.1 billion tourists a year, I can’t help but love it. The town is absolutely beautiful and you can’t walk five feet without stumbling across a bit of classical statuary, a mathematically perfect building, an amazing Italian restaurant (but really, what Italian restaurant isn’t amazing?) or a gelato stand. If the townspeople had had the presence of mind to throw a grand medieval castle into the…

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