Rudolf Otto wrote of the "mysterium tremendum," the wonderful and awe-filled experience that is God. Thanks for joining me on this journey through the wonderful and sometimes awful moments of life.
More people live in Auckland than throughout the remainder of the South Island, where sheep stations are the locus of community. I call the older "farmhouses" we saw station houses for lack of appropriate vocabulary. They were my favorite NZ architecture. Most houses in NZ have a tin roof.