Friday, June 7, 2019

France Day 4: Le Mont-Saint-Michel

by Steve Ray on June 7, 2019

After the busy activities and a long day yesterday for D-Day, today was a nice rest and catch up day for the group.

We started out with breakfast — sad to leave this beautiful Château in Normandy but we now drive to Le Mont-Saint-Michel, a city and a magnificent church and monastery. This is the 2nd most visited site in France.

Mass at St. Peter’s Church, lunch in the quaint village, touring the upper Church and monastery 390 steps up!) and then on to our renovated convent hotel in Le Tronchet.


Laughter in the Bible: A Quiz

by Steve Ray on June 7, 2019

1. Which couple laughed at the incredibility of God’s promise to them?

2. Which son brought laughter to his mother?

3. Which king was laughed at when he invited people from all over Israel to celebrate the Passover?

4. Who advised that laughter should change to mourning?

5. Who referred to himself as laughingstock?

6 Who laughed at Nehemiah’s attempt to rebuild Jerusalem’s walls?

7. Who told his friend that God would fill his mouth with laughter?

8. Who said laughter was mad?

9. Who was laughed at when he said that someone was not dead but only sleeping?

10. Who was afraid the townspeople might laugh at him because of his relations with “a prostitute”?

In no one gets them all, see my answers in the Comment below, but don’t cheat until you give it a yeoman’s try :-)