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Iona, Scotland - An Oasis In A Chaotic World

 

September 14, 2017

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The Iona Abbey is a major attraction for visitors

"Those who come to Iona will come, not once, but three times." - Gaelic Saying

These words are lettered in black on a soft white wall inside the Iona Abbey in Scotland. For some of us, the words are more than a saying, they are prophetic.

I have now been to Iona five times. When friends learn of my plans to return they are bewildered.

"Why do you keep going to Iona when there are so many other places in the world?' they ask.

A good question. After all, Iona is a remote island anchored off the west coast of Scotland, and it is not easy to reach. From Edinburgh, the journey requires t...



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