I was so excited about coming home that I woke up at 3:00 am and there was no more sleep! Had one last round of eggs Benedict and met my taxi at 8:00 a.m. to Ben Gurion airport...got through the first wave of Israeli security, then had to wait a half an hour before United Airlines opened up. All security points went smoothly! As the boarding process began, a security agent came running telling us, in Hebrew (of which I do not speak) to move away from the windows and further into the airport as the airport was under Hamas missiles, I heard 2 booms and someone else said that they heard three, Iron Dome won again! After a 15 minute halt we were back loading. Good thing I left yesterday as they are restricting flights out of Ben Gurion today until further notice. Good flight, delayed out of Newark and arrived in Kansas City at around 10 pm...it was so good to see Terilyn there to pick me up!
Had a good nights sleep...lunch at Five Guys and now enjoying coffee at the Lawrence Dunn Brothers, safe and sound!
Reflecting on the past two weeks...It will take some time to digest all the experiences and knowledge that will enrich me as a pastor. Going on an archeological dig has been a lifelong dream...mission accomplished! Thanks for taking the time to read this blog, hopefully I was able to capture some of what transpired over that past 2 plus weeks! And yes I would still "choose rockets."