DAILY JOY – LOVELY WORDS, especially when paired together. By the time Revelation was written, Ephesus, along with some of the other churches of Revelation, had lost its vitality. Let me ask you. The most exciting days were just ahead of us. Unaware of his own movement, schooled by old habit, Vincenzo Giuliani rose and went to the windows, and stood looking, for how long he had no idea, across a grassy open courtyard to a complex panorama of medieval masonry and jumbled rock, formal garden and gnarled trees: a scene of great and beautiful antiquity.