Come take a unique tour of the state of Illinois. Visit a little known pizza place where the deep-dish pizza is to die for. Spend the night in a haunted house or explore an abandoned resort town. What happens when you disturb the sanctity of an ancient deity? Swim with us in a lake where fish are not the only creatures under the water's surface. Ghosts, mobsters, and zombies all provide thrills as we explore the Land of Lincoln.
The tale of St. Josaphat, a prince who gave up his wealth and kingdom to follow Jesus, was widely told and read in the Middle Ages, translated into a dozen languages, and even cited by Shakespeare in The Merchant of Venice. Only in the 19th century did scholars note the parallels between the lives of Buddha and Josaphat. In Search of the Christian Buddha traces the Buddha’s story from India to Persia to Jerusalem and then throughout Europe, as it was rewritten by Muslim, Jewish, and Christian authors, illustrating its unsuspected integration into European culture.
Wasted minutes. Missed chances. Squandered passion. Unrealized dreams. Millions of people live a life from the safety of their comfort zone, hedged in by excuses, only to be buried with a lifetime of potential still bubbling below the surface, begging to be uncorked. What will be your life's story? Have you lost opportunities, visions, and relationships to the destructive lie of an excuse?