Well, this was my last full day here in England and it was a good one. After an early start in Bath (the city, not the tub), I caught the 7:56 into Bristol and then the next train down to Exeter where I met Roger Steer, author of books about both George Muller and J. Hudson Taylor who are both heroes of mine as you know. Please check out Roger's web site at: www.rogersteer.com We met at the Richard Hooker monument in the Exeter Cathedral close (the green, park-like area around this beautiful, old cathedral). I was there a bit early and composed a hymn/poem while waiting for my friend. It was a beautiful day and I was sensing God's presence in a powerful way!
We had lunch together and it was such a pleasure to discuss my heroes with this godly man. After lunch at the University of Exeter, Mr. Steer autographed his books for me and drove me to the train station where I caught the next train into London...about a 2 and a half hour trip.
I'm here now at an internet cafe posting this note and then I'll get something to eat before retiring early. My flight leave London's Gatwick airport at 10:15 tomorrow morning. Hopefully I won't be a squished "Fish" on the way back but we'll have to wait and see. Maybe I should pack myself into my own luggage. It might not be so crowded.
Lord willing I'll touch down in Toronto around 1:25 p.m. tomorrow and my good friend David Kennedy will pick me up and take me back to Cavan, home at last after an incredible adventure.
After my return I'll post my overall observations and conclusions and add quite a few more photos to my blog.
Thanks for your prayers, dear friends! The "floater" in my eye continues to bother me but it hasn't affected my vision. It's just a nuisance.
Homeward bound! A dream realized! God is good!