Frankfurt Christmas Market

Many of us who were heading home from Cairo opted to take a little excursion to the Frankfurt Christmas Market. (A great way to spend an eight-hour layover in Frankfurt!)

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Upper Galilee

Today we journeyed to the most northern regions of Israel. We walked through a beautiful, lush nature reserve in the city of Dan (named after the tribe of Dan) and saw “Abraham’s Gate”. This gate existed during the time when Abraham lived and is known to have visited the city. It’s a fairly recent discovery – only uncovered in 1979. (Archaeological discoveries happen quite regularly in Israel).

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Merry Hearts

We have spent the last couple of days on a 2 day retreat on the shores of the Sea of Galilee. It’s been a refreshing change of pace. But I will talk more about that tomorrow. I will share highlights from both retreat days in the next post. You will have to wait with bated breath.

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