This was a moving experience for me to witness this and see, first hand, their warmth and smiles for one another and even strangers. I am reminded again as I said earlier God sent his Son for all tongues and tribes. We should remember this when we, as a people, encounter others who are different from us. These French Believers were witnesses to me that day of their faith and especially the love and warmth between each other in their small village. They became a LIGHT on a hill.....so to speak.
There are Believers scattered all around the world. We should be encouraged and remember this each day. One young boy in particular carried his lavender and walked briskly into the church alone. I still have this "picture" in my memory bank! I love France and the French way of life for many reasons. This experience increased my admiration for this particular region of France. I will treasure my time in Provence....always.....and hope to go again and again to learn and experience part of their beautiful culture.
Many experiences make up our journey in life. Those we touch and those whose lives touch ours become part of our journey! Life is wonderful and what could be more wonderful than life filled with experiences in the French countryside! And, by the way, my daughter did get to experience her French wine! Love her to the moon and back! She is a little French girl at heart!