July 14: Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day!  On July 14, 1789, French citizens stormed Bastille, a prison, whose significance was generally more symbolic than practical.

Of course, if your French, you probably don’t celebrate Bastille Day. Instead, I suspect that you celebrate La Fete Nationale (The National Celebration), or, even more likely, le quatorze juillet (the fourteenth of July).

“A father to the fatherless, a defender of widows,
is God in his holy dwelling.”

Psalm 68:5

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