Part 1 Part 2 There are inadequate words. It is the model heads put on posts to remember the 1811 German Coast Rebellion. The leaders of the slave rebellion were immediately convicted and sent back to their owners where they would be executed and their heads cut off and impaled so everyone on the plantationContinue reading “The Pilgrimage, Part 3”
Part 1 Blessed are those whose strength is in you,whose hearts are set on pilgrimage. (Ps. 84:5, NIV) We will journey to the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. Our hearts are being set on pilgrimage. I want this way set in my heart.
In his book, How the Word is Passed, Clint Smith tells the stories of 8 different places in the U.S. that have been touched deeply by slavery and how those places tell the story. One place he visited was the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. It is the only plantation open for tours that takes theContinue reading “The Pilgrimage, Part 1”