In total agreement … as I read this post, my perspective changes … this is so very important … I share my blogger friend’s thought: ‘Not a religious person, for me the value of the Cathédrale was historical. ‘ … ‘Yes, re-build the Cathédrale Notre-Dame, but not at the expense of the average citizen. Rebuild and dig a little deeper in those pockets to help take care of the French people as well. A building can be rebuilt … a life cannot be replaced.’
The horrific fire at the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris on Monday stunned the world. I think we all shed a few tears as we watched the video coverage of it burning, held our collective breaths hoping that it would not burn to the ground. And it didn’t. Much of the building was saved, including, I am told, the Rose windows, a trio of immense round stained-glass windows over the cathedral’s three main portals that date back to the 13th century.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but as of early this morning, it is believed to have been an electrical fault.
Not a religious person, for me the value of the Cathédrale was historical. Old buildings have so much history, so much beauty. I have been in the Cathédrale exactly once, during my one and only trip to Paris, and I remember being awestruck by … the…
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