Metter Georgia, 600 North Lewis Street, you would know you'd been there or passed through if you weren't looking for it, it's that small.
Ever wonder what these things would have to do with the Gospel of Christ Jesus. Well there is a place in Georgia that will connect the dots for you.
How i knew it was there, by watching the "Sower" on Christian TV.
Seeing a dignified old man, sitting on a bench, expounding on the bible and Christian teaching.
He sat quietly giving insight into the general mentality about the church and things that impacted him personally.
I have known about the Guido gardens for years and have wanted to visit but i have never been until this past year,2012, when visiting Georgia Southern.
I became interested first about the Guido gardens when i saw an old distinguished grey haired man sitting quietly on a chair in a garden, quaint. He was quiet, a little unusual, that was appealing and his message never lasted more than about two minutes but he always left me with something to think about.
He talked easily, sometimes relating a biblical story, anecdote or story that intrigued and entertained me.
Being there in July, late in the afternoon was awesome, a little overcast with the sun going down.
Upon entering i followed the path outlined around the perimeter, giving me views of waterfalls, ponds, blooming and dormant plants, bridges, small "doll" houses, benches and sculptures. It was everything i dream of in a garden sanctuary and more.
Even though i was enthralled by all i saw, my favorites were the glass chapel, the empty tomb and the globe fountain.
- glass chapel
- replica of empty tomb
- marble sculptures with biblical verses
- varied waterfall designs
- varied foliage
- not enough time
- everything was not in full bloom
What i found wonderful, was the opportunity to visit the glass chapel. I entered that building in awe, and soon began singing the praises of God in that place. It was awesome, the feeling of worship was strong and so i gave into them, reading scripture, singing songs and saying prayers
I decided i would have to return when i have more time, probably on my own to really experience everything longer.
So, if you get the chance, I'll be see ya at Guido gardens sometime soon.
- Guido Gardens
Enjoy the sparkling waterfalls, shimmering fountains, babbling brooks, lovely gazebos, inspiring music and beautiful Prayer Chapel.