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The Sweetness (and Joy!) of Arriving

Click on individual photos for larger views and a glimpse into your online Abbess’ new life in Vienna, Austria:

1st Row: L & R views of our beautiful historic apartment building near the center of Vienna

2nd Row: L – the view from the courtyard / R – the Naschmarkt is around the corner, a half mile of food stalls including meat, cheese, wine, vegetables, fruit, olives, spices, flowers

3rd Row – L & R a nearby flower stall

4th Row – L – the Hofburg Palace (10 minute walk away) / R – one of many beautiful statues

5th Row – L – a Griffin guarding the Danube / R – one of the many fantastic doorways

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6 Responses

  1. What brave souls. It gives me encouragement and courage as I stand on the threshold of the last third of my life. You both are an inspiration and an example of walking the walk of your beliefs and spirituality. Peace, joy, and many many surprises and synchronicities as you begin a life yet to unfold.


  2. Blessings Christine, to you and your husband as you step into new and surprising threshold experiences in beautiful Vienna and surrounding places.

  3. So happy you have arrived safely. Many thanks to you for the peace and joy I have found in your podcasts……blessings for you and your husband in your new home.